Richard A. Schulz, 58, of Maquoketa, Iowa, died suddenly on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa, Iowa.
A celebration of his life will be held at 1:30 P.M., Saturday, October 22, 2011, from the Carson & Son Funeral And Cremation Services in Maquoketa, Iowa. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 11 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the Carson & Son Funeral And Cremation Services in Maquoketa. Burial will be at the Hickory Grove Cemetery, rural Monmouth, Iowa.
Richard Allen Schulz was born on July 5, 1953 in DeWitt, Iowa, to Herbert W. and Helen L. (Brockmiller) Schulz. He was a 1973 graduate of DeWitt Community High School and received his Associates Degree from Scott Community College. He married Mary Ellen Clark on April 24, 1976 in Delmar, Iowa.
Richard had worked as a general laborer for Jackson Pallet in LaMotte, Iowa from 1993 to 2004 and from 2004 to 2009 in the Shipping Department at Family Dollar in Maquoketa.
Richard enjoyed woodworking, fishing for Catfish, and being outside. He especially enjoyed caring for his lawn doing yard work and mowing.
Richard is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen Schulz of Maquoketa, IA; children, Joshua Schulz of Maquoketa, IA, Jason Schulz of Maquoketa, IA, and Miranda Schulz of Maquoketa, IA; 2 grandchildren, Karlee and Camdyn; a sister, Carol (Fritz) Green of Welton, IA; brothers, Marvin "Butch" Schulz of Welton, IA, Herbert (Betty) Schulz of Maquoketa, IA, and Mike (Tammy) Schulz of Maquoketa, IA; and his mother-in-law, Berna (Lane) Sagers of Maquoketa, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 sisters, Karen, Cindy and JoAnn.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Richard A. Schulz memorial fund has been established.
Online condolences may be left at www.CarsonAndSon.com.
Mary & Family We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband/dad. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Mary, Jason, Josh & Miranda,
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Mary, somehow the years went by didn't they. I will try to get in touch with you again. My prayers are with you all. Love, Cindy Notz Ness
Mary and family
We are so sorry about Rich.We were in Tenn. and didn't get back until late Sat. We send our sympathy and will keep you in our prayers. God Bless.
I'm sorry to hear about your loss. Richard will be missed.
Mary and family
I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May the good Lord help you thru this trying time.
I am so sorry to hear of Richards passing. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Mary & Kids
So sorry to here of richard passing. cant be there have to work but are prayer are with ya .
Mary, Jason, Josh & Miranda,
I was so sorry to hear of Uncle Richards passing. I know that he will be greatly missed and the world will be less funny without him. I'm certain that Grandma, Grandpa and Mom are waiting with their arms wide open for him.
god i miss you i know i never told you but i love you brother you always wathed out for me see you when i get there!!!!!!!!!!!!
Mary: I was sorry to hear of Richard's passing. I liked and respected him. I haven't seen him for awhile and even though he was a quiet man I usually was able to get a few words out of him. I know that he will be missed. Love Mary Ann
I am so sorry to hear about Richard. You're in my thoughts and prayers.
Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. Richard was a good man. My prayers are with you and your children and grandchildren. Love, Karen
Mary & kids,
I am so very sorry to hear of uncle Richards passing...I had no idea. It is sad to me that all of our families became so distant after Grandmas passing.I have so many fond memories of us all together when I was a child.
If there is any thing at all that I can do for any of you don't hesitate to ask.....I love you all.
Mary,Josh,Jason & Amanda;
I was shocked to hear the passing of your Husband/Father. Richard was a good man. QUIET didnt hear a peep out of him unless it was with the kids. He will be missed. You have my sympathy and you are in my thoughts and prayers. Mary if you need anything please let me know .
Kari Franck/Rigg & family
Rest in peace.
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