The celebration of David’s life will take place at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 322 Ohio Street, at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 15, 2021, with Rev. Karen Pahl and Rev. Kelly Nieman-Anderson officiating. Visitation will take place in the church on Saturday, May 15th from 12:00 Noon until the time of the service. Private burial will take place in the Rock Lake Cemetery, Lake Mills, Wisconsin. The family has suggested memorials, in lieu of flowers, be made to the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection.
The family has suggested memorials, in lieu of flowers, be made to the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection.
David E. Schulz, 86, passed away at the Villa at Lincoln Park on Friday, April 9, 2021. David was born in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, on April 19, 1934, the son of the late Carroll and Flora (Nee: Lutz) Schulz.
After graduating from Lake Mills High School in 1952, he received a Bachelor of Music Degree in music education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Following graduation, he taught in Racine at McKinley Junior High School . While in Racine, he earned his Master’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He went on to own Westown Foods for over ten years. Dave also worked in Financial Services for fourteen years, retiring from Met Life Resources in 2002.
In August of 1957, Dave married Arlene Strasburg at the Moravian Church in their hometown of Lake Mills. She preceded him in death on November 28, 2018. Throughout the years, Dave was an active educator serving on the Boards and Education Committees for the REA, WEA, and NEA. His interest in vocal music led him to direct church choirs, serving as a tenor soloist; in his later years, he sang in the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection Choir. Dave was a loyal, longtime member (32 years) of the Kiwanis Club of West Racine, serving in numerous roles, including President. After retiring, Dave faithfully served as a VIP volunteer at Ascension All Saints Hospital. He was a dedicated member of the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, serving in many areas of his church life. Dave loved to travel with his beloved wife, Arlene. They were fortunate enough to visit several countries including Australia, China, Ireland, Germany, France, and Russia, just to name a few.
Surviving are his children, Philip Schulz, of Sparta, and Ann Schulz, of Racine; two granddaughters, Olivia and Natalie Schulz, both of Sparta; three sisters-in-law, Phyllis George, of Madison, Joan Allinder, of Cadillac, Michigan, and Jeralin McFarland, of Sauk City. His nieces, nephews, church family, and many dear friends also survive him.