Ethel (Dee) Gertrude Schultz

Ethel (Dee) Gertrude Schultz

May 30, 1926 ~ May 13, 2017

Ethel (Dee) Gertrude Schultz went home to her Lord Saturday, May 13, at 3 a.m. when she passed away from illness surrounded by family at Midland Memorial Hospital. She had an amazing life, living to the age of 91. She had been in the care of her daughter, Kelli, in Midland for the last eight months. She loved to sew, make crafts, looking at antiques, playing dominoes, and most of all spending time with five generations of family and friends.

She was married to Ernie Schultz for 25 amazing years after being wed on May 15, 1976. They moved in 1986 to Kingsland, where she resided until recently. She attended St. Charles Catholic church in Kingsland, where they were actively involved with church events. Both were very active in the community volunteering time and resources. They were loving to all. Grandma really enjoyed quilting, even taking the time to teach her great grandchildren the joy of sewing at very young ages.

She was preceded in death by her husband Earnest Russell Schultz, daughter Sydney Joanne Legendre, mother Gertrude Baxter, and her Baxter brothers, Quert “Cowboy,” Missouri “Nancy,” Douglas Grant, Olander “Landy,” Oscar Claude “Charlie,” and Delmar Baxter.

She is survived by her daughter Kelli Baumann and husband Jon; son, David Deramus; son Don Schultz; son Bruce Schultz; grandchildren, Brandon Edwards, his wife Katie and their daughter Aadi Edwards; Harrison Baumann; Margeaux, her husband Adam Mahmoud, their sons Gabriel and Daniel; Terry Legendre and wife Shani and their children; Dorsey Blomgrer and husband Josh; John Ed and his wife and children; and Jeremy and wife Christina, their 2 daughters and son. She had a total of 16 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, and 11 great great grandchildren.

Viewing was held Thursday, May 18, at 5 p.m., followed by the Rosary. Funeral will be Friday, May 19, at 11 a.m. followed by graveside services.

Donations can be made to Highland Lakes Senior Center in Kingsland, where she loved to play dominoes.

“Goodbye, Grandma Lake! We love you dearly!”

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