Earl H. Schultz

Nov. 16, 1926 – May 9, 2013

Earl H. Schultz of Milwaukee passed peacefully Thursday, May 9, 201,3 at the age of 86.

He was the beloved husband of Carol (nee Filenius) for 61 years; loving father of David (Amy) Schultz of Whitefish Bay and Robert Schultz of Mountain View, Calif.; dear and very proud grandfather of Sara and Jack Schultz; brother-in-law of Russ (the late Marjorie) Lamb; and nephew of Doris Reinke.

He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation was held Sunday, May 12, at St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8444 W. Melvina St., Milwaukee.

Private burial was at Wauwatosa Cemetery.

Earl was a U.S. Army veteran, worked for many years at J.C. Penney as a store manager and reveled in his passion for pigeon racing. He and his wife, Carol, spent many happy summers at their home on Legend Lake and enjoyed winters in Gulf Shores, Ala.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services in Wauwatosa is serving the family. For more information, call 414-774-5010 or visit online at