Clarence Schultz


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Posted Online: Feb. 02, 2013, 9:18 pm
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Clarence Schultz, 97, Galva, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 at Kewanee Care Home.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rux, Galva. Visitation is 12:30 p.m. to services. Burial is in Galva Cemetery..
He was born Aug. 24, 1915, in Hooppole, Ill., to Ernest and Edith Schultz. He married Janis Boostrom in 1946 in Galva. She died in 2007. He worked for Johnson Mobile Service and for BM Fitting Corp. in Galva for 40 years until his retirement in 1976. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Galva.
Survivors include nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews. He also was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Vernon and Harvey.












 



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