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Russell Lloyd Schultz, 80, town of Lewiston

November 1, 2017 GMT

Russell Lloyd Schultz, town of Lewiston, went to be with his Lord on his 80th birthday, Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

Russell was born Oct. 30, 1937, to Rollie and Eleanor (Maass) Schultz.

He was a Portage graduate, and married Florence E. Egge on May 16, 1959, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in the town of Lewiston.

Russell was a farmer at heart, he was an excellent carpenter, enjoyed hunting, spending time with his family and going to his grandchildren’s school activities.

Russell is survived by his wife, Florence; children, Tim (Merry) Schultz of Wisconsin Dells, Mark (Mary) Schultz of Deforest, and Cindy (Jerry) Wilson of Colfax, Illinois; grandchildren, Lydia Schultz, Mindi (Tony) Seiler, Marley Schultz, Dustin Schultz, Mitchell Schultz and Megan Schultz, Jamie Wilson, Tommy (Naomi) Wilson, and Brian (Sarah) Wilson; and great-grandchildren, Levi, Jacob and Caleb Wilson. Also, many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and many wonderful neighbors.

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Russell was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Herbert.

Funeral Services will be held at noon, Friday, Nov. 3, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Portage. Pastor Greg Hovland will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of service at noon. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery in Wisconsin Dells.

Kratz Funeral Home-Portage (www.kratzfuneralhome.com) is assisting with arrangements.