Services for Bernie Schultz
Fri, 05/22/2020 - 11:06am admin
Bernie Schultz, age 91, of Fosston, MN, passed away on Wednesday, May 20th, at Essentia Health Hospital in Fosston. Due to the health crisis, services will be limited to immediate family members. Interment will be in Rosehill Cemetery, Fosston. Military honors will be provided by the National Guard Honors Team and arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service of Fosston. Messages of condolence may be shared at www.carlinfuneral.com.
Bernard Schultz was born on March 8, 1929, to parents Edward and Minnie (Polley) Schultz, rural Fosston, MN. He was baptized and confirmed in his faith at Immanuel Lutheran Church. He grew up in Heier Township and attended Steinbrenner country school.
In 1948, he enlisted in the Army. After being medically discharged in 1949, he followed some of his brothers to Montana where he worked as a ranch hand. In 1953, he contracted as a milk tester in southern Minnesota; staying for a few days every month with each farmer in the association. At the end of his year-long contract, he returned to Montana.
On October 12, 1957, he was united in marriage to Shirley Hinden in Fosston, MN. They began their married life in Eveleth and then a year later they moved to Halstad. In 1960, they moved to Fosston and began building their home. Bernie worked at Detroiter in Red Lake Falls, Land O’ Lakes in Fosston and then at the Fosston hospital in maintenance until his retirement in 1994.
Bernie and Shirley spent many hours together building a log home on their hobby farm near Lengby where they also raised horses. Bernie was a handy man and was always working on a wood project. He enjoyed gardening, playing cards with family and spending time with his grandsons. He was a long time member of First English Lutheran Church in Fosston and then a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lengby.
On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, Bernie Schultz passed away at Essentia Health in Fosston at the age of 91 years.
He is survived by his daughter Barb Wandschneider and her husband David of Fosston; grandsons Jeff and Cole Wandschneider; sisters-in-law Norma Schultz of Richey, MT, Carole (Ray) Tharaldson of Gully, MN, and Brenda Hinden of Ephrata, PA; brother-in-law Larry (Donna) Hinden of St. Peter, MN; several nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley, son Bill, his parents, sister’s Evelyn Abele and Frances Abele, brothers Elmer, Herbert, Melvin, Lloyd, Robert, Delmer, Clarence and Paul.