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Richard Edward ‘Dick’ Schultz

November 12, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

Aug. 26, 1937 Oct. 25, 2012

Richard Edward "Dick" Schultz, 75, Southport, N.C., passed away Oct. 25, 2012, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C.

He was born in Altoona, the eldest son of the late Edward and Edith (Howell) Schultz.

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Surviving are his wife of 28 years, Colleen (McKnight); two sons: Brent of Fredericksburg, Va., and Michael and wife, Tina, of Altoona; four grandchildren: Kenneth Brazile, Tiffany Schultz, Taylor Schultz and Hunter Schultz; two great-grandchildren: Christian Ross and Brody Brazile; and two brothers: Ronald and wife, Phyllis, of Tyrone and Lee and wife, Patty, of Altoona.

He also leaves behind a host of other family and extended family of his wife, Colleen, as well as friends and colleagues.

Dick served honorably in the U.S. Army as a tank mechanic in Korea and in the United States for three years. He worked as an electrician and was the owner of Dutch Kitchen Restaurant prior to moving to Hilton Head Island, S.C., in 1980. He retired from the South Island Public Service District as a maintenance supervisor in 1999 and moved to Southport, N.C., a few years later.

Dick had a passion for collecting model trains and beer steins and enjoyed studying history. He was a member of the Brush Mountain Sportsmen's Association and Unter Uns for many years.

Family and friends are invited to a memorial service at noon Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Sacred Heart Church, followed by a gathering at the Heidelberg Country Club from 1 to 4 p.m. to celebrate and toast Dick's life.

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