Richard Glenn Schultz, of West Bend and formerly of Mequon, the devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, nephew and friend, passed away on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at the age of 66.
He was the husband of Bonnie (nee Baerwald); father of Debra (Carl) Ward of Cedarburg, Thomas (Jocelyn) Schultz of Brown Deer and Jeremiah North of Port Washington; grandfather of Angela (fiancÚ Jesse Huff), Jordan, Joey and Haley Ward, Griffin, Noah and Micah Schultz and Madison North; great-grandfather of Johnathan Huff; brother of Kevin (Diane) Schultz of Mequon and Scott Schultz of Campbellsport; brother-in-law of Sherry (Robert) Repnik of Cedarburg; and nephew of Jullane (Gary) Jackson of Cedarburg. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Richard was preceded in death by his mother, Roen-Claire Spangenberg; and step-father, William Spangenberg; his siblings, Thomas Schultz, Antoinette North and Michele Jawson; and grandson, Levi Richard Schultz.
Richard was an avid sportsman, fisherman and hunter who enjoyed these activities most with his children, grandchildren and best friend, Gary. He also enjoyed taking many trips to Disney World with his grandchildren.
Born in Milwaukee, he met Bonnie, the love of his life and wife for
46 years, while attending Nicolet High School. He is the former owner of Rods & Walers Inc. in Saukville, a lifetime member of the Saukville Gun Club and a U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran, earning the Purple Heart.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated.
The family will greet relatives and friends at the Schramka-Densow Funeral Home, 423 N, Main St,, Thiensville, on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and at a reception to be held after the rendering of military honors at 3 p.m.
Richard will not be forgotten by those who loved him and especially those he raised. He led by example and his word was as good as a promise.
Schramka-Densow Funeral Home of Thiensville is assisting the family.