Walter E. Schultz

10/16/1933 - 01/29/2020

Obituary for Walter E. Schultz

Walter E. Schultz, age 86, of North East, passed away on Wednesday Jan. 29, 2020 at the Erie VA Medical Center. He was born on Oct. 16, 1933 in Erie, Pa., the son of the late John and Laura (Langdon) Schultz.
He served in the United States Army in the 24th Army Anti-Aircraft Defense Command. Walter was a self-employed grape and apple farmer in North East for several years.
He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Wesleyville American Legion Post 571, North East V.F.W. Post 4789 and the Westfield Moose Lodge #118.
Walter enjoyed farming, camping and spending time with his family and dog Ottis.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda (Lowes) Schultz and brother, Albert Schultz. Walter is survived by his sons, Thomas R. Schultz (Gloria) of North East and John E. Schultz of Erie; daughter, Lorre Ann Beach of North East; a brother, James Schultz (Sue) of North East; close friend, Martha Weed of North East; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home. Officiating the service was Rev. David Kuchta.
Interment will Full Military Honors were held at Grahamville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Community Nursing Services of North East, 7 Park St., North East, Pa. or the Erie VA Medical Center, 135 E. 38th St., Erie, Pa.
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