Curtis Schultz, 75


Curtis Harold Schultz was born on April 3, 1948, to Harold and Vernette (Miller) Schultz in Schleswig. He was baptized and later confirmed his faith at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig. He attended school in Schleswig and graduated with the class of 1966.

Following his education, he traveled to Denver, Colorado and worked for a brief time. He moved back to Schleswig and worked for the Iowa Department of Transportation for 35 years. Curt married Janice Jensen on December 8, 1967, at the United Church of Christ in Schleswig. The couple made their home in Schleswig and were blessed with three sons: Dakin, Greg and Wade.

Curt was a lifetime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig and served as an Elder and a Sunday school superintendent. He dedicated many years to the Schleswig Fire Department and served as the Fire Chief. He also volunteered his time to the Morgan Cemetery Association Board of Directors. He was an avid fisherman, animal lover, and a die-hard watcher of all things Iowa Hawkeyes and St. Louis Cardinals. Boy Scouts was an important organization to him, as he was a Scout Master. Later in life, you could find him on the golf course. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Curt passed away on July 27, 2023, at the Crawford County Memorial Hospital in Denison at the age of 75.

Curt was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Ervin Neddermeyer.

He is survived by his wife of over 55 years, Janice Schultz of Schleswig; three sons: Dakin (Mary) Schultz of Moville; Greg (Brandee) Schultz of Glenwood; and Wade (Lisa) Schultz of Tucson, Arizona; six grandchildren: Taylor (Logan) Schiebout of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, Abigail Schultz (Cooper Silvius) of Glenwood, Jakob Schultz of Moville, Erin Schultz of Glenwood, Madeline Schultz of Moville, Brooklyn Schultz of Glenwood; sister, Carol Neddermeyer of Schleswig; siblings-in-law, Pat (Jon) Stine of Sioux City and Brent (Barb) Jensen of Sergeant Bluff; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services were held 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 1, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Schleswig. Rev. Kurt Kaiser officiated the service with interment in the Morgan Cemetery in Schleswig.

Organist Marlene Hight provided accompaniment for congregational hymns "Amazing Grace" and "On Eagle's Wings." Serving as honorary pallbearers were Taylor Schiebout, Abigail Schultz, Jakob Schultz, Erin Schultz, Madeline Schultz, Brooklyn Schultz and Curly Baer. Serving as pallbearers were Todd Neddermeyer, Marc Neddermeyer, Dawn Clinton, Neil Wilken, Neil Kragel and Randy Kragel.

Following the graveside service, the family invited everyone to return to the church for a time of fellowship and lunch.

Services were entrusted to the Huebner Funeral Home.