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
10:00 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2017
United Methodist Church
Officiating Pastor Gideon Gallo
Organist Dan Hutchinson
“Old Rugged Cross” “It Is Well With My Soul”
Brandi Rock Rebecca Graham
Amanda Klement Sidney Schulz
Jessica Schulz Samantha Schulz
Jason Holtz Jeremy Holtz
Vincent Nagel Matthew Schulz
Rick Schulz Ronnie Schulz
Final Resting Place
Missouri Valley, Iowa