MADISON/LODI-Richard Schultz, age 92, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020. He was born on May 4, 1928, in Madison, son to Arthur and Gertrude (Scheer) Schultz. Richard was united in marriage to Beverly A. (Johnson) Schultz on November 18, 1946, in Madison. They shared 73 years of marriage together.
Richard was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved spending time with his family, restoring old cars, telling stories, gambling, and cheering on the packers. He was a successful and hardworking man. For many years Richard worked at Oscar Mayer before starting up his garbage disposal company, ABC Disposal. Richard went on to sell his rubbish company to BFI Disposal where he then became District Manager.
He is survived by his children Bonnie (Bob) Anacker, Jerry, Larry (Diane), Julie (Terry) Clark, Lori Coffey, and Dawn (Mike) Thruman. He also leaves behind his 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly; parents, Arthur and Gertrude; daughter, Linda; brothers and sisters. Richard will be greatly missed.
Special thank you to Our House in Lodi for their compassionate care.
Visitation will be from 12-2:00 PM on Monday, October 12, 2020 at Cress Funeral Service, 3325 E. Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53704 with a funeral service to begin at 2:00 PM. Friends and family will bring Richard to his final place of rest at Roselawn Memorial Park immediately following funeral services.
For those not able to join in person, please join us via zoom link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84380837585 for the funeral service, and the following zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82566477034 for the graveside services.
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