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Leonard J. Schultz
Leonard J. Schultz, 79, of Norway, died Sunday, Oct.6 at Manor Care Health Services in Kingsford, MI.,
Born Sept. 25, 1934, in Hermansville, the son of the late Albert and Vivian (Midle) Schultz, he graduated from Hermansville High School in 1952. He served in the United States Army from 1957-1959 and then married Rosalind Gendron on May 30, 1959 at St. Mary's Church in Norway.
He worked at the Kremlin Mine in Pembine for 35 years, retiring in 1997. He enjoyed hunting, horse pulling competitions, driving his motor home, and traveling with his family and friends. He even had walked on the Great Wall of China. He was a gentle man, farmer, and enjoyed spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rosalind; five children, Debra Hood, Rae Jean Schultz, Vicki Jo (Kerry) Darling, Paul (Tracy) Schultz and Peter (Lisa) Schultz; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Norbert (Barb), Raymond (Barbara) and James (Rose) Schultz; eight brothers-in-law, Robert (Dorothy), Eugene, Donald, Gerald (Judy), Patrick (Ellen), George (Diane), William (Shirley) and Ronald (Karen) Gendron; three sisters-in-law, Jean Proehl, Jo Anne Gendron and Sharon Schultz and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Greg Meynard; three brothers, David, Melvin and Gerald; two sisters, Arleen Burg and Anna Mae Noel and a brother-in-law, Richard Gendron.
Family greeted friends on Friday, Oct.11 from 4 p.m. until time of Memorial Mass at 6 p.m. at St. Mary's Church in Norway. Fr. Timothy Ekaitis officiated. A memorial was established in his name. Ortman Funeral Home, Norway assisted the family with arrangements.