Albion V. Schultz
April 27, 1919 – Sept. 6, 2012
BREMEN — Albion V. “Al” Schultz, 93, a resident of the Lake of the Woods, Bremen, has passed away. Since March of this year Al has resided at Liberty Village in Clinton, Ill. where he passed away at 2:06 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012.
Al was born in Thornton, Ill. April 27, 1919, the son of William C. and Lillian (Werel) Schultz.
On Valentine’s Day in 1942 he took as his bride the former Mildred “Millie” Schultz and enjoyed 59 years together. In October of that year Al joined the U.S. Army and served as a Staff Sergeant during WWII until February of 1946.
Al was a proud employee of Lever Brothers in Hammond for more than 30 years as a soap maker, retiring in 1979.
He was dedicated to his church, St. Paul’s Lutheran, in Bremen, where he served as a director of parish fellowship for 20 years, assisted in the building project and volunteered at the school.
Al held membership in both the Bremen VFW and American Legion Posts.
He is survived by his two daughters; Carol J. Coy of Clinton, Ill. and Janet L. (Jim) O’Boyle of Henderson, Nev. Five grandchildren also survive; Shannon O’Boyle of Henderson, Steven O’Boyle of Carol Stream, Ill., Kellie Diene of Newark, N.J., Alicia Johnson of Clinton, and Matthew VanSoest of Bremen. Great-grandchildren; Makenzie, Dillon, Sean, Kyle, Riley and William also survive.
Al was preceded in death by his wife Millie, June 10, 2001, a granddaughter; Colleen O’Boyle, a grandson; Patrick O’Boyle, a son-in-law; Jim Coy, two brothers; William Schultz and Allen Schultz, and two sisters; Maizie Zanders and Beulah Bloom.
Visitation will be held in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 605 S. Center St., Bremen, Sunday, Sept. 9 from 2 – 5 p.m. EDT. Visitation will continue at the church after 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10 until time of services at 10 a.m. Pastor Roger Rhode will officiate. A luncheon will follow.
A committal service will be held at 2 p.m. CDT Monday in the Glen Oak Cemetery, Thornton Road in Lansing, Ill.
Preferred are memorial gifts to St. Paul’s Lutheran School, 605 S. Center St., Bremen, IN 46506.
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The Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home in Plymouth is assisting with arrangements.