Maurice M. “Maury” Shultz
Maurice M. “Maury” Shultz, age 78, of Fond du Lac,
Wisconsin, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at St. Luke’s
Medical Center. He was born on December
31, 1936, to Milo Walden Shultz and Ruth Train Shultz in Wessington Springs,
Maury was employed most of his career by A.C. Nielsen
Co. He was also active in the community
including: United Way, President of the
Fond du Lac Personnel Association, President of Fond du Lac Safety Association,
and played on the Nielsen Golf League for many years. Recently, he became a board member of the
Fond du Lac Senior Center. He played on
the senior pool league and also on the senior golf league for several
years. The things he enjoyed most were
any contact with his children and grandchildren. He also loved spending time with his nieces, April
Iberra, Aubrey Fleischer, and their families, and nephew, Brandon Ritchhart. One of his many passions included his annual
South Dakota pheasant hunting trip to the Yost Ranch near Miller with immediate
and extended family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Ruthe Shultz, his three
children, Chad (Shirl) Shultz of Conyers, GA, Cleve (Donna) Shultz of Alpharetta,
GA, and Cassandra “Casey” (Steve) Shultz Bassetto of Neenah, WI, his sisters-in-law,
Marsha Carlson and Marilyn Ritchhart, and his brother, Donald Shultz (Frankie)
of Rapid City, South Dakota. Maury is further survived by 7 grandchildren,
Camric Shultz (27), Kelsea Shultz (25), Maxx Shultz (22), Karson Bassetto (18),
Hunter Shultz (15), Kaden Bassetto (11) and Avery Shultz (8), his mother-in-law,
Reva Gross, and a host of other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his
brother-in-law, Donald Hofer, his father-in-law, Pete A. Hofer, and his
brother-in-law, Rick Carlson.
Visitation: Maury’s family will welcome relatives and
friends on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division
Street, Fond du Lac, from 1:00 PM to 2:45 PM.
Service: A funeral service will take place at the
funeral home following visitation at 3:00 PM, with Father Ed Smith officiating.
The Multiple Sclerosis Society held a special place in
Maury’s heart due to his daughter, Cassandra’s fight with the disease over the
past 20 years. In lieu of flowers, the
family has asked that donations be made to the National MS Society.
Zacherl Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the