John F. Schulz, 82
Jan. 23, 1934 — March 2, 2016

John F. Schulz, age 82, of Cedarburg passed away at Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. John was born on Jan. 23, 1934, at home in Milwaukee to Rudolph and Helen (nee Nejedlo) Schulz. John was united in marriage to JoAnn (nee Carlson) on Dec. 15, 1956.

John is survived by his wife, JoAnn; two sons, Michael (Jeri) and Bradley (Kathy); grandchildren, Kari, Brian, Austin “A.J.,” Carter and Jason; step-grandchildren, Adam (Christine) and Eric (fiancée Nicole) Halla; step-great-grandson, James Halla; and sister-in-law, Janice Budzinski. John is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert; sister-in-law, Helen (Ernst) Beilfass; and brothers-in-law, Carnot “Coke,” Donald (Ruth) Carlson and Gerald Budzinski.

John retired from Continental Can Company, where he worked since the age of 17. He started out with the company as a janitor and, with his strong work ethic, John worked his way up to plant manager.

John enjoyed raising purple martins and was a lifelong member of the Metro Milwaukee Model Railroad Club.

A Memorial Service to celebrate John’s life will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 1167 Washington Ave., Cedarburg at 3 p.m., with Pastor Randy Raasch officiating.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials to First Immanuel Lutheran Church appreciated.