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In Memory of Carl Shultz


October 3, 1932 - September 18, 2019

Carl James Shultz Age 76, of Rice Lake, WI died Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the Atrium Care and Rehab in Chetek, WI with his loving wife right beside him following a long and courageous battle with leukemia.

He was born on October 3, 1942 in Madison, WI to Levi and Martha (Roatch) Shultz. He attended school in Rice Lake and was married to Theresa Rust on September 9, 1967 in Rice Lake. Carl worked for Johnson Truck Bodies in Rice Lake and also was a crossing guard for the Rice Lake School District. He was a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge and a longtime member of the Rice Lake Elk’s Lodge. Carl was a hard working, loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Theresa Shultz of Rice Lake; a daughter, Melissa (Lee) Kostal of Grand Rapids, MN; a grandson, Kenneth Kostal; 4 brothers, Gary Shultz of East Moline, IL, Allan Shultz of Rice Lake, Bill (Leesa) of Grantsburg, WI and Don Shultz of Rice Lake; 4 sisters, Edna Henderson of Sault St. Marie, Michigan, Fern Michels of Phoenix, AZ, Kathy (Lynwood) Crenshaw of Lillington, NC and Judy Shultz of Rice Lake; along with many nephews, nieces, great nephews, great nieces, great great nephews and great great nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents, Levi and Martha Shultz; 2 brothers, David and Edward and 3 sisters, Clara, Nancy and a baby.

Funeral Services will be held at 1PM Saturday, September 21, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Rice Lake, Father Ed Anderson officiating, with interment in St. Joseph Cemetery in Rice Lake. Visitation will be held from 11AM-1PM Saturday at the Church. There will be a Moose Service of Tribute at 12:40PM and a Elk’s Memorial Service at 12:50PM at the church.

Appleyard’s Home for Funerals in Rice Lake is in charge of the arrangements.


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