Saturday, March 11th, 2017
Donald Joseph Schulze, age 48, Anna, was found to have passed away of undetermined causes on March 8, 2017, in Dayton, Ohio.
He was born March 10, 1968, in St. Marys, Ohio, to Victor and Judith (Benanzer) Schulze of Anna.
Also surviving are four sisters and their spouses: Dorothy & Joseph Poeppelman of Yorkshire, Barbara & James Werner of Waynesfield, Joyce & David McGowan of Jackson Center and Brenda Schulze of Sidney; eleven nieces & nephews: Ryan Poeppelman & fiancee Danielle Monnier, Eric and Craig Poeppelman, Quintin, Amelia, Cecilia and Leah Werner, Kevin & Jennifer McGowan, Katrina and Keira McGowan and Devon Legge. Numerous uncles, aunts and cousins survive as well.
Don was a 1987 graduate of Anna High School. He had been employed at Wells Brothers Inc. and was previously employed at Hoying & Hoying Builders, both of Anna.
He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church. In his leisure, Don enjoyed helping the neighbors with their farming, attending toy shows and playing cards.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Monday, March 13, 2017, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in McCartyville with Rev. Stephen Mondiek presiding. Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday 2:00 to 8:00 PM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie and Monday 9:00 to 10:00 AM in the church gathering room.
Memorials may be made to the Anna Rescue Squad or charity of choice.
Private condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.