Milo Charles Schultz, age 90, of Starbuck, formerly of Lester Prairie, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood.
Milo was born Dec. 4, 1922, in Lester Prairie, the youngest of six children born to Helmuth and Augusta (Stolp) Schultz
He attended public and parochial school in Lester Prairie.
Milo served in the United States Army during World War II, from 1943-1945. He spent time in the South Pacific in the Solomon Islands, Bougainville, and the Island of Leyte.
After his honorable discharge, Milo did cement work with his father in Lester Prairie and worked at the newspaper as a pressman.
He was united in marriage to Ruth Evert July 14, 1951. In 1960, the family moved to Starbuck, where Milo was employed at the Starbuck Times as a pressman and reporter until 1974.
Following his retirement, Milo started mowing lawns and delivering the local shopper for the next 15 years.
He was a member of Fron Lutheran Church in Starbuck.
Milo is survived by his wife, Ruth Schultz of Starbuck; three children: Norma Edwards of Rohnert Park, CA, Linda (Steve) Yaddof of Platteville, WI and Wesley (Kara Grote) Schultz of Alexandria; four grandchildren: Conrad (Nicole) Yaddof of Manassas, VA, Kinsey Yaddof of Middleton, WI, Jason (Rose) Schultz of Richmond Heights, MO, and Jennifer Schultz (Cory) Hodgson of Alexandria; and one great-granddaughter, Peyton Olivia Hodgson of Alexandria.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings; and in-laws, Sylvia (John) Landstrom, Melva (Bill) Landstrom, Orville (Lillian) Schultz, Lorna (Oscar) Will, and Albin Schultz.
Funeral services took place Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 10:30 a.m. at Fron Lutheran Church in Starbuck with the Rev. Paul Johnson officiating. Interment was in Fron Lutheran Cemetery, with military rites provided by the Starbuck VFW.
Visitation was Monday, Sept. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Starbuck Funeral Home in Starbuck, and continued Tuesday for one hour prior to the services at the church.
Arrangements were by Starbuck Funeral Home in Starbuck, www.pedersenfh.com.