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Gary Lee Schultz

November 21, 1938 — July 25, 2023

Trumbull

Gary Lee Schultz

Trumbull resident Gary Lee Schultz, 84, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at Harvard Rest Haven, Harvard, NE.    

 

Rosary will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 27, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Doniphan with Father David Oldham officiating. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Trumbull. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Gary’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

Gary was born November 21, 1938, to Harold and Grace (Herzog) Schultz in Phillips, NE. He attended a country school and graduated from Trumbull High School in 1956. Gary then went to the Army Reserves. On June 3, 1959, he married the love of his life, Kathy Salmen. They made their home north of Trumbull raising four children and celebrating 50 years of marriage on June 3, 2009. Gary farmed and raised livestock. He was a talented mechanic, always spending time in his shop. Gary also was a maintenance engineer for Platte River for many years.

 

Gary was a lifetime member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Doniphan where he was an Acolyte, a 4th Degree Knight, and an honorary lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus Council #11824. He served as School Board President of Trumbull High School from 1976-1988. Gary and Kathy were active with the Pork Producers for many years.

 

He loved his grandchildren dearly and supported them in their interests, never missing an opportunity to sit in the bleachers and cheer them on.

 

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Grace Schultz; brother, James Schultz; wife, Kathy (Salmen) Schultz; mother and father-in-law, Melvin and Vaiona Salmen; and in-laws, Dennis and Mary Salmen, Henry Opbroek, Sheila Salmen, Arlen (Bud) Salmen, and Carol Lytle.

 

Gary left the following family members to mourn him:

Children, Spouses & families:           
    Jeff & Karen Schultz

        Tanya & Thomas Bartholomew

        Kristy & Jason Howell

            Zane, Zoey, and Zach Howell
    Craig Schultz

        Meghan Loving

            Dylan Loving

    Sandy & Lonnie Mazour

        Ashton & Ryan Figgner

        Tate Mazour
    Angie & Jared Storer

        Colten, Faith, and Dakota Storer

Brother & Spouse:                             
    Bob & Susan Schultz

Sister & Spouse:                                
    Pat & Dennis Luton

Sisters-in-law & Spouse:                   
    Jean Opbroek

    Sharon & Jim Heyen
Brothers-in-law & Spouse:                
    Bob Salmen

    Arthur & Betty Salmen

    John Lytle

Many Nieces, Nephews, Great-Nieces & Great-Nephews

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Rosary

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

7:00 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

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Visitation

Thursday, July 27, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Ann's Catholic Church

202 N 5th St, Doniphan, NE 68832

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Mass

Thursday, July 27, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Ann's Catholic Church

202 N 5th St, Doniphan, NE 68832

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