Marion J. Schultz
Marion J. Schultz, age 76, of Onsted, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at his home. He was born on July 13, 1936, in Hudson, the son of John Carl and Ethel Marie (Wood) Schultz. Marion was a lifelong resident of the Onsted area. He graduated from Onsted High School in 1954. Marion farmed and owned and operated his own welding and fabricating shop. He was an active supporter of community projects and earned the Exemplary Community Service Award in 1997. He served on the Cambridge Township Fire and Rescue Squad for over ten years as a Lieutenant and later as Captain. Marion was an avid roper and enjoyed rodeos, antique tractor pulling and truck pulling. He was a member of the National Threshers Association and former 4-H leader.
Marion is survived by his five children; Bruce (Denise) Schultz, Gary (Cindy) Schultz, Leta (Tim) Kuhn, Scott (Peggy) Schultz all of Onsted and Laura Krzyzaniak of Adrian, their mother, Anita (Knowles) Schultz of Manitou Beach, eight grandchildren; Jodi (Brandon) Young of Jackson, Shelby (Jeremy) Wyant of Addison, Maegan McCave of Onsted, Shaun McCave of Dewey Lake, Robert and Lacey Kuhn both of Jackson, Makena Schultz of Onsted and Brad Krzyzaniak of Adrian, four great-grandchildren; one sister; Kathleen Keeney of Ann Arbor and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law; Frank Keeney.
Funeral services for Marion were held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at the Gateway Community Church in Onsted with Pastor Tom McMichael officiating. Interment followed at Maple Shade Cemetery in Onsted. Visitation was on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Dunn Chapel, Brown-Van Hemert Funeral Home in Onsted. Memorials are suggested to Great Lakes Caring Hospice, envelopes are available at the funeral home. View this obituary and send condolences to the funeral home at: www.brownvanhemert.com.