Schultz, Carol M. (Gerner)

Died: 13 April 2018

Schultz, Carol M (Gerner), 83, of Cedar Grove died on Friday 13 April 2018 at Aurora Sheboygan Medical Center. Carol was born on 6 May 1934 in Ozaukee County, the daughter of the late Clarence and Viola (Voeks) Gerner.

She graduated from West Bend High School in 1952 and then received her BS Degree in Home Economics from Stout State University. She was a Home Economics Teacher and Commons Supervisor from the Cedar Grove – Belgium School District for over 32 years before her retirement in 2000. She married Lester Schultz on 29 June 1957 in Saukville.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Lester of Cedar Grove; two daughters, Lorna (Steve) Winoske of Houston, TX and Lois (partner Joe Dunn) Schultz of Neenah; one son, Bryan (Terri) Schultz of Jericho, VT; three grandchildren, Kevin (Christine) Winoske, Hannah (fiance’ Torsten Quinlan) Schultz and Derrek Schultz; one great grandson, Benjamin Winoske; one sister, Janet Badtke of Niles, MI; and three brothers-in-law, Roger Geib of Port Washington, Donald Schultz of West Bend, Earl (Helen) Schultz of Grass Valley, CA; nieces and nephews.

Carol was a member of the First Reformed Church in Cedar Grove. She was an outstanding seamstress and enjoyed designing and constructing many HollandFest costumes, banners and flags for the Village of Cedar Grove and her church. Carol also did alterations for many people throughout her community. Additionally she enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, playing cards and spending many cherished times at their family cottage in Pembine.

A funeral to celebrate Carol’s life will take place at the First Reformed Church in Cedar Grove on Thursday 19 April 2018 at 2 pm with the Rev. Chris Schaefer officiating. Burial will follow at the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Family and friends will gather at the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg on Wednesday from 5-7 P.M, and on Thursday at church from 1 PM until the time of the service at 2 pm. For online condolences and additional information please visit A memorial fund is being established in her memory for the First Reformed Church in Cedar Grove. The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the Schultz family.

Carol is a fifth generation descendant of Friedrich and Rosine Seideman and her genealogy line is as follows: Friedrich, Johanna, Charles, Clarence, and Carol. She is pictured on page 255 with her family and husband in the 4th edition to the Seidemann Family Tree and listed with her family on page 341. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.