Robert Schultz

Robert “Bob” Schultz, 80, of Verndale, passed away unexpectedly April 18, 2017, at his home in Verndale.

Funeral services were held April 22 at Family Life Church in Verndale, with Pastor Ken Uhren presiding.

Burial was in Green Lawn Cemetery, Verndale.

Arrangements were with the Schuller Family Funeral Homes’ Johnson-Schuller Chapel, Wadena.

Bob was born September 12, 1936, to Alfred and Edith (Blomker) Schultz on the family farm in Watkin. He attended District #3 school, Lincoln Elementary, graduating from Litchfield High School, class of 1954. He attended St. Cloud State and student taught at Mounds View High School. In 1959, he began teaching in Verndale, retiring 34 years later in December, 1992. 

Bob married Judy Ryan on July 6, 1961. In 1964, they adopted their son Dan and in 1966, they adopted their daughter Laura. Bob was active in the Verndale Methodist Church teaching Sunday School, served on the advisory board, taught ATV, firearm and snowmobile safety classes. He was a member of the Verndale Fire Department, Verndale Lions, Wing River Bowmen and the Mit-Ti-Quab Club. The Schultz’ were the first Hall of Fame members in the archery club. Bob enjoyed spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Dan Schultz of Detroit Lakes and one daughter, Laura Corcoran of Kansas City, MO; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren along with other family and friends.

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