Gerhardt F. “Gary” Schultz, 72, of Momence, passed away 9 Aug. 2013 at Presence Heritage Village in Kankakee. Visitation was held at the Cotter Funeral Home in Momence Saturday, 17. Aug. The Rev. David McMillan officiated. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Schultz was the plant superintendent at Gilster Mary Lee in Momence for 27 years. He was born 17 May 1941, in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Leonard and Connie Mensch Schultz. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary for 23 years, the Power Squadron in Kankakee, Ham Radio Club, Kankakee River Patrol, CERTS and Momence Police Auxiliary Department.
Surviving are his wife, the former Linda Moore, of Momence, whom he married 18 Nov. 1972 in Momence; one sister and brother-in-law, Connie and Donald Sims, of Goffstown, N.H.; one brother, Dale Schultz, of Baraboo, Wisc.; mother-in-law, Elsie Moore, of Momence; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Beverly and Willard Hamann, of Momence; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.