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Edward J. Schultz

Nov 09, 1935 - Jul 21, 2023


Edward J. Schultz, age 87, of Sheboygan, passed away on July 21, 2023. Edward was born on November 9, 1935, in Sheboygan, to the late Martin F. and Ruth A. Schultz. He graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1954.
On September 5, 1959, he married Betty J. Krum of Sheboygan at First Congregational Church, Sheboygan. They resided in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. She preceded him in death in 1985. He married Carol E. Schultz of Madison, Wisconsin, on March 5, 1988, at First Congregational Church. He was employed by Schultz Sav-0 Stores for 40 years, and during that time he spent 2 years in the Army of which 18 months were in Germany. He retired from the Schultz Co. in 1995.
After he retired, Edward was involved in volunteering with First Congregational Church, Bookworm Gardens, Meals on Wheels as a deliverer, and helping in his neighborhood. He enjoyed traveling with Carol to various countries in the world and the United States, especially Las Vegas and Florida. Edward was an avid Green Bay Packers fan, being a season ticket holder since 1957 and missed few games at the stadium and traveled to many out-of-town games including two Super Bowls.
Ed was a Webelos leader, avid fisherman and hunter and also a golfer. He was a lifelong member of First Congregational Church, Sheboygan, acting as Chairman of the Building and Grounds Committee for many years.
Edward is survived by his wife, Carol; his sons, Michael and Steve (Evie Ballard), both of Sheboygan Falls, and daughter Julie Schultz of Chicago, Carol’s 4 children, Laurence (Karen) Schultz, Middleton, WI; Carla Klein, Sarasota, Fl.; Sandra Mills (Frank), Ft. Atkinson, WI; David (Kim) Schultz of Phoenix, AZ; her 8 grandchildren, and 6 great granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother James M. Schultz of Sheboygan.
A memorial service for Ed will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at First Congregational Church, 310 Bluff Avenue, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Family and friends may gather at the church on Saturday morning from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM.
The family would like to thank the staff at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice, and at Home Instead for their loving and gentle care given to Edward and his family. They would also like to thank the staff at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home for their assistance during this time.

Memorial Service

Date: Saturday Aug 19, 2023
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: First Congregational Church [map]


Date: Saturday Aug 19, 2023
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: First Congregational Church [map]



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Eisbrenner Family

Our sincere condolences to Ed’s family. He touched so many lives and will be thought of often and never forgotten. May your many wonderful memories outweigh your sadness during this difficult time in your life. Please remember what John 5:28 says “all those in the memorial tombs will hear his (Jesus) voice and come out “. May God Jehovah give strength and his love to each of you always.

Rex Gilligan

Rest in peace dear old friend!

Evie Ballard

Steve Schultz

Miss you everyday dad.

Evie Ballard

Lisa Fischer

My condolences to the family of Eddie Schultz. My parents, Herb and Diane Fischer, along with Ralph and Corrie Gessler and his first wife Betty, were life long friends. The trio couple is united again, may they be resting peacefully.