Richard Edward "Dixie" Schultz, age 81 of Delano, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
Richard was born to Edward H. and Margaret (Peters) Schultz in Grafton, N.D. April 1, 1916. He was married to Ann M. Bengtson.
Richard is survived by his beloved wife Anna; daughters, Carol (Mike) Makousky of Cokato, Catherine Hafften of Buffalo, Janice (Paul) Marceau of Lincoln, Minn.; sons Kenneth (susan) Schultz of Crystal, Dale (Barbara) Schultz of Austin, Texas; James Schultz of Maple Plain; 12 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Harold (Madge) Schultz of Crystal.
Visitation was from 5 - 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16 at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano and also one hour prior to services at the church Saturday. A prayer service was at 7:30 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.
Funeral services were Saturday, Jan. 17, at 1:30 p.m. at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Delano with the Rev. David E. Bode, officiating. Music was by Carol Wendorf, organist, and Dawn Lindholm, soloist.
Interment was in East Mt. Olive cemetery in Delano. Pallbearers were Douglas Hafften, Gary Hafften, Jon Makousky, David Schultz, Steven Schultz, Tom Eischens, Chris York and Isaac Marceau.