Edmund “Ed” Schultz Jr.

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Schultz-EdmundEdmund “Ed” Schultz Jr. age 81 of rural Redwood Falls passed away surrounded by his family on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Presbyterian Church in Redwood Falls.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Interment is in the Redwood Falls Cemetery. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Edmund “Ed” Schultz Jr. was born February 26, 1932 in Wabasso, MN to Edmund Sr. and Florence (Brix) Schultz. He was baptized and confirmed at Bethany Lutheran Church in Wabasso. Ed attended Wabasso Public Schools. In January 1952, Ed joined the US Navy serving on a ship during the Korean War. On April 3, 1952, Ed was united in marriage to Arlene Poulsen in Morgan, MN. Ed received his honorable discharge from the service in December 1956. He then returned to the Redwood Area where he farmed from 1957 until his retirement in 1985. Ed continued living on the farm and helping with the farming duties. Ed loved baseball. In his earlier years, he was a pitcher for the Navy team. He continued playing town team baseball and later fast pitch softball around the area. Ed was a member of the Wabasso American Legion. He enjoyed bowling with his buddies and spending time with his family. He especially loved going to the grandkids’ sporting events. We also enjoyed visiting with friends and family, going to the lake home, fishing, hunting, and watching sports.

Ed is survived by his wife Arlene of 60 years; son Michael Schultz of Redwood Falls; daughter Cheryl (Dustin) Bosshart of Mankato; grandchildren: Brandi (Preston) Rossow of Windom, Brooke Baune of Marshalltown, IA, Brent (Brittni) Baune of Storden; great grandchildren: Carten & Alex Rossow and Gianna Baune; sisters: Arleen Danell of Wyoming, Jeannine (Dave) Leckbee of Arizona and Pat Henke of Minnesota; and other relatives and friends. Preceding him in death are his parents and son Sidney Schultz.

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