Monday, June 17th, 2013
Complete Obituary
William Schulenberg
  William E. Schulenberg, 86, of Nakomes, Fla., died May 24, 2013, at the Tidewell Hospice House in Sarasota, Fla.
He was born Feb. 12, 1927, in New Bremen, to Elton and Mildred Vornholt Schulenberg. In 1952, he married Ruth Miles, and they had recently celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary.   
Other survivors include his children, Martha (Richard) Hien, Robert Schulenberg, Jeff (Sue) Schulenberg and William (Mindy) Schulenberg Jr.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and his brother, Ted Schulenberg of Texas.
Preceding him in death was his sister, Jean Dunbrook.
He grew up in Akron, and after graduation from high school he joined the U.S. Army, serving in Italy during World War II. He attended and graduated from Purdue University, where he had studied mechanical engineering. He joined General Motors Corp. and worked in Warren and Ann Arbor, Mich., He retired in 1983 and moved to the Sarasota, Fla., area. He loved to golf and fish, and was very active in many service clubs and civic organizations.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, the Rev. Ed Bray officiating. Inurnment will follow at the German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen.
Memorials may be given to any charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be left at gilberghartwigfh.com.
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