Judith E. Schulze, 71
Aug. 23, 1943 -- Aug. 16, 2015
Judith E. Schulze (nee Schertz), 71, of West Bend, was born into eternal life Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, at Cedar Community with her family by her side.
She was born Aug. 23, 1943, to the late Robert and Olive (nee Hager) Schertz in Princeton, Illinois. She graduated College from the University of Western Illinois with a teaching degree. On May 29, 1969, she was united in marriage to William Schulze in Decatur, Illinois. Judy was a dedicated student of yoga, tai chi and biking. She loved to read and had a passion for playing bridge in the Popcorn bridge club. Judy was passionate about everything she did in her life, including church, fitness, family, friends and community involvement to help others. She enjoyed spending time with her daughters and granddaughters. She was a very strong and brave woman who never complained and always had the best outlook on life. Judy was a great mother, wife, aunt and friend to so many; she will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her loving husband, William; two daughters, Katy (David) Guse of Cedarburg and Peggy (Darren) Olson of Oconomowoc; two granddaughters, Leah Guse and Paige Guse; two sisters-in-law, Sharon Schertz and Anna Mae Schertz; brother-in-law, Norman Schulze; many nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, JoAnn Schertz; and three brothers, Robert Schertz, David Schertz and Richard Schertz. A memorial service to celebrate Judith’s life will be held Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at 3 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church (148 S. Eighth Ave., West Bend). Visitation will be at the church Saturday from 1:30 p.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place at St. James Episcopal Church Columbarium following the service.
Memorials in Judith’s name to the American Cancer Society or St. James Episcopal Church are appreciated by the family.
A special thank you to the nurses and staff at Cedar Lake Community (Crossing C), Cedar Lake Hospice and our St. James’ family for all their help and support.
Myrhum-Patten Funeral Service of West Bend is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.myrhum-patten.com.