Schultz, Lester C.

Died: 20 April 2018

Schultz, Lester C, 89 years, of Cedar Grove, died on Friday, 20 April 2018 at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. Lester was born on 28 December 1928 in Saukville, WI, the son of the late Herbert and Mamie (Meyer) Schultz. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1951 through 1953. 

On 29 June 1957, Lester married Carol Mae Gerner in Saukville. Lester was a member of the First Reformed Church in Cedar Grove. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, and woodworking. He is survived by 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 (fiancé Torsten Quinlan) Schultz and Derrek Schultz; one great grandson, Benjamin Winoske; and two brothers, Donald Schultz of West Bend, Earl (Helen) Schultz of Grass Valley, CA; one brother-in-law, Roger Geib of Port Washington; and one sister-in-law, Janet Badtke of Niles, MI. Lester is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Carol Schultz; three sisters, Mildred Wagner, Charlotte Esselmann, and Audrey Geibe; and one brother, Harold Schultz.

A funeral to celebrate Lester’s life will take place at the First Reformed Church in Cedar Grove on Monday, 23 April 2018 at 1:00 pm with the Rev. Chris Schaefer officiating. A burial will follow at the Cedar Grove Cemetery. Family and friends may gather at the church on Monday from 11:00 am until the time of the service at 1:00 pm. For online condolences and additional information please visit

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in his memory for the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight and the Camo Quilt Project.

The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the Schultz family. To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Lester Schultz, please visit our Tribute Store.

Married for 60 years and almost 10 months, Lester died only one week after his loving wife, Carol. He is pictured on page 255 in the 4th edition of the Seidemann Family Tree and listed on page 341 with his family. He will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.