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2014-08-07

Rev. George D. Schultz

1922-2014

George Durward Schultz went to his Heavenly Home on Saturday, August 2, in Bandera, his home of 27 years. He was born in Upsala, Minnesota on January 24, 1922.
A veteran of the United States Navy, Rev. Schultz served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. After being discharged from the military, he attended the Lutheran Bible Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he met his wife of 67 years, Betty Ann.
Rev. Schultz also attended Gustavus Adolphus College and Augustana Lutheran Seminary. He was ordained in 1953 and served 61 years as a Lutheran pastor. Prior to retiring to Bandera, he had served three congregations.
Rev. Schultz also volunteered with the Grace Lutheran Church, assisting many people over the years. In addition, he was an active member of the Bandera County Democratic Club.
Rev. Schultz is survived by his wife, Betty Ann, children, Paul and Sissy Schultz of Kenmore, Washington; Robert and Jessica Schultz of Lincoln, Nebraska; Janet Morse of Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Karen D'sa and George Vujovic of Bozeman, Montana; four grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews, as well as by hundreds of friends.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Noah's Ark Day Care Center, PO Box 1226, Bandera 78003, or Bandera County Helping Hands Garden Project, PO Box 1092, Bandera 78003.