Friday, July 18, 2008

A loss for Shultzy's

Shultzy's lost one of its founding members this past week with the passing of Earl Schulze.  He will be fondly remembered and genuinely missed by those of us who had the good fortune to have known him.

Earl Schulze
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 12:15 p.m. Aug. 1 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Eugene for Earl William Schulze of Eugene. He died July 11 of age-related causes at age 81.
 
A reception will be held at the church after the Mass.
 
He was born May 9, 1927, in Longview, Wash., to Albert and Gertrude Thompson Schulze. He married Joan Basken on Aug. 1, 1953, in Fair Lawn, N.J.
 
Schulze graduated from Jefferson High School in Portland in 1946. He served in the Navy in World War II and later served in the Army in Korea. He worked as a newspaper pressman for 40 years, including 30 years for The Register-Guard and 10 years for The Oregonian.
 
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Maureen Woodward of Gresham; a son, Don of Seattle; and four grandchildren.
 
Arrangements by Poole-­Larsen Funeral Home in Eugene. Remembrances to Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon.