2012-09-20 / Obituaries

Carol L. Schultz


Carol L. Schultz Carol L. Schultz Carol’s long and courageous fight with Alzheimer’s disease ended peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Schoolcraft Medical Care Facility in Manistique, Mich. She was 67 years old.

Carol was born on May 22, 1945, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Harvey and Avonda (Hayes) Rehs. She graduated from Detroit’s Western High School in June of 1963 and married her high school sweetheart, Allen W. Schultz, on July 13, 1963, at St. Mark’s United Church of Christ in Detroit. They made their home in Westland, Mich., before moving to Gulliver, Mich., in 1986.

Together, Allen and Carol owned and operated the Gulliver Village Store in Gulliver for eight years. Carol also had several jobs over the years including working at the Shadow Box Hallmark store in Manistique, but her most treasured position was that of being a wife and mother.

She loved lighthouses and was a founding member of the Gulliver Historical Society. For many years Carol oversaw the gift shop at Seul Choix Point. She was a talented cake decorator and enjoyed gardening, interior decorating, and anything chocolate.

Carol is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Allen W. Schultz of Gulliver; their two children, Scott (Terri) Schultz of Montrose, Mich., and Sherry (Tim) Magnusson of Minnetonka, Minn. Carol is further survived by her grandchildren, Katherine Schultz, and Abigail and Zachary Magnusson; her loving sister, Marilyn (Glenn) Fischer of Gulliver; brother-in-law, Robert (Lori) Schultz of Gulliver; sister-in-law, Debra Rehs of Tenn.; four nephews; three nieces and countless friends.

In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by her brother, David Rehs; her infant granddaughter, Sydney Magnusson; and her mother and father-in-law, Wilbert and Mildred Schultz.

Visitation was held from 1-3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Messier- Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique.

Funeral services followed at 3 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home with Pastor Arthur Bode officiating.

Burial was held in Wood Cemetery at Doyle Township, followed by a luncheon at Doyle Township Hall in Gulliver.

Memorial donations are preferred to the Seul Choix Point Lighthouse in Gulliver, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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