Robert O. Schulz, 90
Oct. 20, 1928 -- Mar. 1, 2019
Robert O. Schulz, 90, of Grafton, formerly of Sheboygan, passed away
March 1, 2019, at the Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.
Married for 64 years to Ann (Part) Schulz, Robert was known as “Dadso”
to his two children, five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and
the many other family members he warmly welcomed into his home.
He was born Oct. 20, 1928, in Sheboygan, where he spent much of his
life. During and after graduating from Central High School, Robert and
his friends owned a root beer stand near Lake Michigan. He worked at
R-Way Furniture and served in the Army during the Korean War. For nearly
three decades, he worked at Kohler Co., primarily in the pottery
Robert was an avid supporter of Wisconsin sports, cheering on the
Badgers, Bucks, Packers and especially the Brewers. Each year, he’d
transform his garage into a screened-in, open-air viewing lounge for
baseball games, complete with a stocked fridge, party lights and
artificial turf floor.
Around the house, Robert took pride in his ability to fix things that
were broken – often in creative and unexpected ways. He enjoyed bowling,
golf and trips to the casino. He worshipped and volunteered at Ss. Cyril
& Methodius Parish, where he married Ann on Oct. 6, 1951.
Robert was selected and was able to fly on the April 8, 2017, Stars and
Stripes Honor Flight along with his brother, Harvey. He is survived by
daughters, Debra Wunsch and Pamela (Terry) Zimmerman; grandchildren,
Jason (Megan) Wunsch, Lauren (Brett) Lindberg, Joshua (Erin) Zimmerman,
Lindsay (Kennan) Langjahr, and Derrick Huckeby; great-grandchildren,
Maggie, Everly and Kayla Wunsch and August Zimmerman; brother, Harvey
Schulz; and nieces, nephews and friends. A special thank you to niece,
Irene (David) Thun for her special love and care.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann; parents, August and Emma
Schulz; sister and brother-in-law, Verona and Harry Meyer; and
sister-in-law, Patricia Schulz.
Family and friends may gather at the Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535
S. 12th St., Sheboygan, on Sunday, March 10, from 1 p.m. until the time
of Memorial Service at 3 p.m. A private burial will take place at a
later date in the Wildwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and the National
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