Wilbert E. “Willy” Schultz

Wilbert E. “Willy” Schultz, age 69, of Fennimore, died on Tuesday evening June 27, 2017, at his residence in Fennimore. Willy was born on June 25, 1948 in Reedsburg, WI the son of Edwin and Adeline (Palmer) Schultz. He married Georgia Howell on May 25, 1996 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Fennimore.

Willy was born and raised in the Reedsburg area and moved to Fennimore in the late 1980’s. He worked for Needham Trucking and Crofts before working at Cummings in Mineral Point for 14 years, retiring in 2013. Willy enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with family, especially at the Schultz family reunions in Ironton. He adored his grandchildren and looked forward to giving them rides on the lawnmower. Willy was an out going and fun guy whose laugh could draw a crowd to any party.

Willy is survived by his wife Georgia of Fennimore; three sons, Kim Schultz (Jen Jensen) of Baraboo, Brandon Schultz (Stephanie Maag) of Fennimore and Jordon Schultz of Fennimore; four grandchildren, Jayden, Cameron, Adaline and Brooklynn Schultz; brother Larry (Judy) Schultz of Reedsburg; sisters Lorna Paulson of Hastings, MN, Marian Norwood of Beloit and Rosella Davis of Reedsburg; mother-in-law Kathy Howell of Kansas; and sisters-in-law Dianne (Dennis) Turtenwald of Fennimore and Connie Rosemeyer of Madison.

Willy was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Author, Fred, Richard, Ivan and Roger Schultz; sisters, Esther Starker, Elsie Zimmerman and Deelorse Potter, mother-in-law Geneva Howell and father-in-law George Howell.

At the request of the family, no formal funeral service will be held. A visitation will be held from 2:00 until 4:00 P.M. on Sunday afternoon July 2, 2017 at the Larson Family Funeral Home in Fennimore. Burial of the cremated remains will be held at a later date.

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