Thursday, June 19th, 2008
Elmer B. Schulze, 84, 5257 Philothea Road, St. Henry, died at 8:27 a.m. June 18, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born March 15, 1924, in Osgood to John and Agatha Streacker Schulze. On April 25, 1953, he married Mary Lou Fiely, who survives in St. Henry.
Other survivors are a son, Nicholas (Jerolyn), Coldwater; a daughter, Martha, Troy; five brothers, Alvin, St. Marys, Linus (Bernadetta), New Bremen, Walter (Dolores), Osgood, Erwin (Eileen), Cassella, Victor (Judy), McCartyville; and a sister-in-law, Rita Schulze, Wapakoneta.
Deceased are three brothers, Leander, Wilbert and John; a sister Margaret Dircksen, a brother-in-law, Albert Dircksen; and a sister-in-law, Dolores Schulze.
He was a retired farmer and had worked at Midmark Corp, Versailles, where he was a member of the 25-year club. He was a member of the St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Carthagena, and the St. Lawrence Men's Society of the church, the American Legion, Osgood, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in World War II. He was a survivor of the Normandy D-Day landing.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Larry Wyen officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday at and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at hogenkampfh.com.