Marian R. Schultz (96) of Teutopolis


Published on August 19 2013 6:54 am

Marian R. Schultz, 96, of Teutopolis, Illinois passed away at 9 p.m. Saturday, August 17 at Lakeland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Effingham.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 22 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Teutopolis with burial in St. Francis Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. There will be a 4 p.m. C.C.W. rosary and a 7 p.m. parish prayer service Wednesday. Memorials may be made to St. Francis Church or to Catholic Charities. Bauer Funeral Home in Teutopolis is assisting the family with arrangements.

Marian was born June 21, 1917 in Teutopolis, the daughter of Louis and Emma (Miller) Brumleve. She married August L. “Gus” Schultz on October 12, 1938 in Teutopolis and he preceded her in death in 1996. Marian was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Teutopolis, St. Francis C.C.W., the Secular Franciscans and the St. Anthony Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Beyond playing cards with her family and friends, Marian, was an accomplished musician who volunteered her time playing the organ and piano at church and entertaining residents in the nursing home until the age of 95.

Marian is survived by her son, Jerry (Jane) of Effingham; five daughters, Mary Beth (John) Thomas of Pinehurst, NC, Lois (Paul) Hartke of Effingham, Connie (Tom) Wegman of Effingham, Jeanne (Jerry) Brickley of Fort Wayne, IN and Suzanne (Dennis) Boudreau of Quincy; sister, Delores Esker of Teutopolis and brother, Claude (Geraldine) Brumleve of Effingham; 17 grandchildren and 37 great grandchildren.

Marian was preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter, Gwen Thomas; brother, Joseph Brumleve and infant brother, Louis.