Death of Church Member – Cliff Schultz

c-schultzSCHULTZ, Clifford Edward – Passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Rapelje Lodge at the age of 79. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Marilyn Schultz (nee Ashick). Cherished father of Brenda Schultz (Stam Fountoulakis) of Toronto and Ian Schultz (Leslie) of Sharon, Ontario. Dear grandfather of Kennedy, Kira, Peyton and Maclean. Dear brother of Verna Feindel (the late Max Layman and the late Lester Feindel). He is also survived by his in-laws Lila and Herbert Martinat, Clarence Ashick (Ellen Baker), Marion Ashick (the late Garnet) and Lydia Ashick (the late Eric) and his numerous nieces and nephews. Clifford was predeceased by his parents Verner and Margaret Schultz (nee Hampel) and numerous other family members. He was born and raised on a farm near Pembroke, ON. He graduated in 1962 with the first engineering class at the University of Waterloo. He retired from John Deere after over 35 years of service. Clifford was actively involved in St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church and volunteering in the community. He left the farm but the farming remained with Clifford as he enjoyed gardening, camping and traveling. Clifford cherished most of all his time spent with his family. The Schultz family will receive friends at J.J. Patterson & Sons Funeral Residence 19 Young Street, Welland on Saturday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 1 o’clock. Private interment at a later date in the family plot at Grace Lutheran Church Cemetery, Pembroke, ON. Donations in memory of Mr. Schultz may be made to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Rapelje Lodge or Sick Kid’s Hospital Foundation. On line memories and condolences at As a memorial tribute, a tree will be planted through The Niagara Woodlands Restoration Program. A tree grows – memories live.

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