Donna Ruth Schulz


Donna Ruth Schulz age 85, of Blencoe, Iowa passed away on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at Pleasant View Care Center in Whiting, Iowa. Donna was born July 2, 1932 in Omaha, Nebraska to Clarence George “Fat” and Ruth Evelyn (Lyon) Middleton. Donna married Carl Howard Schulz December 14, 1952. Carl passed away on August 2, 1998. Donna was a member of the Methodist Church. She enjoyed helping on the farm, gardening and canning, loved to travel, and to go to all the grandkids’ events, she crocheted, played cards with the neighbors, and always looked forward to the family tradition of going to Okoboji every year. Wherever she went, Ellie her companion dog would be by her side.

Donna is preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, husband Carl Schulz and brother Robert Middleton.

Survivors include her daughters: Debbie Holtz and husband Ken of Omaha, Nebraska, Karen Nagel and husband Bob of Grand Island, Nebraska, Kathy Rock of Onawa, Iowa, sons: Ronnie Schulz and wife Sheri of Modale, Iowa, Rick Schulz and wife Becky of Coralville, Iowa, sister: Carol Cleaver of Sioux City, Iowa, a sister-in-law Deb Middleton, of Melba, Idaho, and grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Prayer Service will be 6:00 p.m. Thursday with visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

The family invites everyone to lunch and fellowship at the church following the committal service at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family would like memorials to Blencoe Community Center, Blencoe Fire Department or Modale United Methodist Church.


In Loving Memory Of

Donna Ruth Schulz


July 2, 1932                                   Omaha, Nebraska

Entered Into Rest

July 2, 2017                                                 Whiting, Iowa

Funeral Services

10:00 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2017

United Methodist Church

Modale, Iowa

Officiating                                     Pastor Gideon Gallo

Organist                                                Dan Hutchinson

Congregational Selection

“Old Rugged Cross”                   “It Is Well With My Soul”

“Amazing Grace”

Honorary Bearers

Brandi Rock                                          Rebecca Graham

Amanda Klement                                       Sidney Schulz

Jessica Schulz                                     Samantha Schulz

Casket Bearers

Jason Holtz                                                  Jeremy Holtz

Vincent Nagel                                          Matthew Schulz

Rick Schulz                                                Ronnie Schulz


Final Resting Place

Calhoun Cemetery

Missouri Valley, Iowa

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