Shirley L. Schultz, age 84, of Shelby, passed away Friday February 7, 2020 in Hart. She was born July 9, 1935 in Muskegon to Fred and Sylvia (Stewart) Smith.
Shirley came to Shelby in 1950. She graduated from Shelby High School and married Roger M. Schultz on April 11, 1953. Shirley had been employed for the phone company in Shelby as a switchboard operator. Later on she picked asparagus on her father’s farm and apples on the Plummer farm. Shirley also worked at Hanes Party Store and at Brown’s Thrift-T before her retirement. She enjoyed her flower gardens, bird watching, reading and word search puzzles.
Shirley is survived by her husband, Roger; her children, Rod (Sandy) Schultz, Debbie (Nick) O’Connell, Roger “Buck” (Jane) Schultz and Greg (Karen) Schultz; her grandchildren, Angie (Mike) Halliwill, Michael (Beth) Schultz, Chris O’Connell, Rhiann (David) Satterlee, Daniel O’Connell, Roger Schultz, Joe (Melissa) Weber, Lisa Weber, Jeffrey (Rachel) Schultz, Nicole Schultz and Kevin Schultz; fourteen great-grandchildren; her sister, Linda Tanner and brother, Dave (Patti) Smith; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her granddaughter, Holly Schultz, and her siblings, Fred Smith, Ted Smith, Larry Smith, Louis Smith, Dennis Smith, Nancy Workman and Wanda Zoulek.
A short service and reception will be held Wednesday, February 12th, 2 pm at Shelby Congregational Church’s fellowship hall. Memorials to the Oceana County Medical Care Facility for the Margaret Fuehring Memorial Care Center, 701 E. Main St., Hart, MI 49420 are appreciated.
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