CHASEBURG — Paul R. Schultz, Jr., 84, of Chaseburg died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.
He was born Nov. 26, 1932. to Paul C. and Sadie (Hagen) Schultz. Paul was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chaseburg. He married Connie Student Feb. 20, 1952, at St. Peter’s. The couple farmed their entire lives near Chaseburg. Besides milking, crops and raising tobacco, he helped Clarence Urbanek de-horning cattle and later did a lot of custom work. Paul was a 45 year member of the Coon Valley Lions Club and past member of the Chaseburg Farmer’s Union and Chaseburg Snowtrailers Club. He hunted in Montana, for many years and especially enjoyed having his grandson, Jon, go with him. Health problems in 2006, slowed him down with neuropathy, but he still kept busy driving tractor and trucks. Paul enjoyed coffee at Tippy Toe Inn every morning with his friends.
Survivors include two sons, Richard (Jeanne) of Chaseburg and Ronald (Dayna) of Coon Valley; his pride and joy three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, Jon (Melissa) Schultz and their children, Mikayla and Jackson of Bettendorf, Iowa; David (Erika) Schultz and their children, Sawyer and Sutton of Westby; and Becky (Ben) Eitland and their children, Brooklyn and Bailey of Onalaska; a sister, Corrine (Ron) Kapanke of Waukesha, Wis.; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Connie in 2012; two brothers and their wives, Alvin and Beatrice and Gerald and Marilyn; his father and mother-in-law, Willard and Maybelle DeRoucher; a sister-in-law, Colleen Anderson; and brother-in-law, Don Anderson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chaseburg. The Rev. Steven Oldre will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church.
The Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley is assisting the family. Online condolences may be given at selandsfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be given to the Coon Valley Lions or St. Peter’s Church.