Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Elmer H. Schultz, 91, of Moulton, died Sunday, April 2, 2017, at his residence.
He was born May 8, 1925, on the family farm on Washington Pike, the son of Emil and Nellie Schultz. He married Evalyn Poorman on July 1, 1951, at the Forest Methodist Church in Forest, Ohio. They built a new home in Moulton and have continued living there.
Elmer is survived by his wife, Evalyn, of the residence; by his two children: Ellen Schultz of Saint Marys; Trent (and fiancee Deborah Mower of Westerville) Schultz of Indian Lake, Ohio. He is also survived by his siblings Margaret Chiles of Saint Marys; Esther Bush of California; Lowell Schultz of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and by one brother, Ralph Schultz.
Elmer graduated from Saint Marys Memorial High School in 1943, and was a veteran of the US Army. He attended the Marsh Foundation School in Van Wert for 2 years, and also the Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, Illinois.
He was employed as an electrician at Moulton Electric, and later at Kogge Electric. In 1964, he started his own business, Schultz Electric, with the business located at his home in Moulton. He retired in 2010.
Elmer was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Saint Marys. He later became a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Moulton, where he had served as a deacon and trustee. Elmer did the electrical work on the church's educational unit and was a member of the East Entrance Building Committee.
Funeral rites will be held 10:30 A.M. Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Moulton, the Reverend Roger Phillips, officiant. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Wednesday at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, where memorial gifts may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church. Friends may also call one half-hour prior to the funeral service on Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Moulton.
Condolences may be sent to Elmer's family via Millerfuneralhomes.net.