Stuart R. Schultz Jr. of Cataract, WI passed away peacefully at home on April 17, 2020, at the age of 76 years. He was born to Stuart Sr. and Hazel (Hendrickson) Schultz of Kasota, MN.
He attended St. Peter High School and from there enlisted in the Navy and served 6 years. Stuart logged many miles on his motorcycles and enjoyed meeting fellow riders. He did woodworking and always took pride in a well maintained yard. He enjoyed family gatherings, visiting with his grandchildren, and spending time with his German Shepard.
He is survived by his wife Luann and their daughter, Carolyn (Thomas) Van Kirk, his first wife, Peggie Zirger of Topeka, KS; and their daughter, Vonda Utterback, one sister Nancy (Gerald) Swenson of Hackensack, MN; five grandchildren, Tara Elliott (Aaron Minde) of Holton, KS, Tenille Utterback, Robert Utterback (Martha Wilms), Ayla Schultz, Trystan Schultz (Olivia Kempfer), and nine great-grandchildren, Kayden, Dillon, Marley, Brennan, Cashton, Stella, Carter, Adalie, Brody, and another one on the way (Trystan and Olivia) in the fall of 2020.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Hazel and Stuart R. Schultz Sr; sisters Connie Schulze and Grace Eigenheer, and a grandson Travis Ketron.
A celebration of life is planned for a later date.
The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with arrangements.
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