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Services held Saturday for Fred Schultz

Fred C. Schultz, 78, died Wednesday in a Gothenburg hospital. He was born Febr. 19, 1894 at Eustis.

Survivors include his wife Ruby of Farnam; two sons, Jack of Farnam and Richard of Kansas City, Mo.; one brother, Otto of San Gabriel, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Marje Lierman of Elwood and Mrs. Adeline Goldsmith of Prescott, Ariz., and four grandchildren.

Services were held Saturday at the Farnam United Methodist Church with the Rev. Conley Hinrichs officiating.

Burial was in the Farnam Cemetery with the McVay Memorial Chapel in charge of arrangements.

Tri-City Tribune 8(29):16-B, 20 February 1973

Ferdinand Christian Schultz

Ferdinand Christian Schultz, son of Charles and Minnie Schultz, was born Febr. 19, 1894 at Eustis. He attended school at Eustis and was baptized in infancy and confirmed in St. John’s Lutheran Church.

On May 19, 1921 he was united in marriage to Ruby Johnson at Eustis. To this union two sons were born, Jack and Richard. He spent his entire life in Frontier and Dawson counties where he was engaged in farming until he retired in the fall of 1959 and moved to Farnam. He was a member of the American Legion, the Independent Order of Oddfellows Lodge and the United Methodist Church.

Fred Schultz passed away at Gothenburg Memorial Hospital Febr. 14, at the age of 78 years, 11 months and 25 days. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and four sisters.

He leaves to mourn his death his wife Ruby of Farnam; a son, Jack, and daughter-in law Mell of Farnam, a son Richard, and daughter-in-law Ruth Ann of Kansas City, Mo.; four grandchildren, Cheryl, Gayle, Cindy, and Jim; one brother, Otto of San Gabriel, Calif.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Leirman of Elwood and Mrs. Adaline Goldsmith of Prescott, Ariz.; nieces; nephews; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held Febr. 17 at Farnam United Methodist Church with Rev. Conley Hinrichs officiating.

Music was a duet of Mrs. Harold Bick and Mrs. Anton Kotschwar, with Mrs. Elvin Peirsol as accompanist.

Pallbearers were Earl Fritz, Clyde Kotschwar, Leonard Rieker, Wayne Thompson, Tom Vickers and Russell Wilcox.

Interment was in Farnam Cemetery.

Tri-City Tribune 8(31):13-B, 27 February 1973

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