Obituary for Bernard Edward Schultz

Bernard Edward Schultz

Birth Date: Aug. 17th, 1920
Date Passed: Oct. 1st, 2012


Bernard Edward Schultz age 92, a life long resident of Ravenna Township passed away peacefully at Sanctuary at McAuley on October 1, 2012 where he resided for several years. He was born on August 17, 1920 the 6th son of Aleck and Mattie (Rollenhagen) Schultz. On December 4, 1946 he married the former Marjorie Christoffersen. They were married for 65+ years. He will be remembered and forever loved for his quick wit, keen sense of humor and devotion to friends and family. The family wishes to thank Sanctuary at McAuley for the wonderful care for all these years. Farming was Bernard’s passion, in 1951 he and his wife became owners of what is now the Schultz centennial farm on S. Moorland Road. He farmed with his mother and brother until 1962 when he hired into Sealed Power in Muskegon. Upon retirement in 1982 he continued farming with his son well into his eighties. Bernard is survived by his wife: Marjorie, 2 Daughters: Denise (Tom) Plaxton of Manistee, Gayle (Edward) Mikos of Fruitport and 1 Son: Alec (Lori Lange) Schultz of Ravenna. 1 Sister: Marie Vargo of Grant, 10 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren and George Herman of Ravenna. Many nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by: Parents, 1 Daughter: Janis Herman, Sister: Helen White and 5 Brothers: Joe, Fred, Oscar, Bill and Jerry all from the local area. The family will be at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00pm to greet friends. Private family services will be held. Burial will be in Ravenna Township Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to: Beechnau/Thieme Fund. Go to: to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


6:00pm to 8:00pm on
Oct. 4th, 2012 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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on Oct. 5th, 2012 at
Ravenna Township Cemetery
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