Marcella Schultz
June 22, 1934 - January 28, 2013
Marcella Schultz, age 78, of Bird Island, died Monday, January 28, 2013 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Memorial services are Monday, February 4th at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Morton with Rev. David Horton officiating. Burial is in the Morton Cemetery. Visitation is Monday at the church for one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service of Olivia. Marcella Mae Schultz was born June 22, 1934 at Correll, MN, to Lester and Ruth (Swanson) Smith. When she was young her family moved to Appleton and then settled in Morton. Marcie graduated from Morton High School in 1952 and then worked in St. Paul for Hartford Insurance for a few years. Marcie married her high school sweetheart, Lloyd Schultz, on December 27, 1953 at Zion Lutheran Church in Morton. Since Lloyd was in the U.S. Air Force from 1953-1973 they made their home in several areas including Alabama, Minneapolis, Libya, North Carolina and Germany. After his military service they retired to North Carolina for a year and then moved to Bird Island where they have resided ever since. Marcie was a faithful member of Zion Lutheran Church in Morton where she taught Sunday School for many years and was a member of the Altar Guild. Marcie had been a member of the Bird Island American Legion auxiliary for 33 years. She had enjoyed watching PBS and the Hallmark channel, reading biographies of famous people, and spending time with her grandchildren and her great-granddaughter. Marcie is survived by her husband Lloyd Schultz of Bird Island, her four sons: Lloyd A. and Christel Schultz of New Ulm, John R. Schultz of Bird Island, Mark A. Schultz and special friend Pete Brown of Circle Pines, and Eric M. Schultz of Bird Island; her sister Beverly and Bruce Schroeder of Redwood Falls; her brothers: Gary and Nancy Smith of Mesa, AZ, and David and Mickey Smith of Cheney, WA; her six grandchildren: Derek Schultz, Elizabeth Wittenberg, Tracey Mehlhouse, Ann Mehlhouse, Alicia Schultz (special friend Ryan Follen), and Gabrielle Schultz; her great-granddaughter Kylie Ann Clara Follen. Marcie was preceded in death by her parents and her son Paul Steven Schultz. Blessed Be Her Memory


Monique Burts

Your family has my deepest condolences in this sad time. May you find comfort in our promise for Mrs. Schultz at Isa. 25:8.

Gary and Harriett Cornwell

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. Blessed be her memory.

George & Phyllis Hyde

You are in our prayers.

Rob Krogstad

I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of Marcella. May God's Loving Arms surround all of you at this difficult times. Enjoy the journey home, Marcella! Love and Peace through Christ.

Abby Zahnow Helland

I'm so sorry for your loss, She was a very special lady that held a place in my heart. I have very fond memories of her and will miss her very much. You will all be in my prayers. All My Love, Abby

Al and Terri Stevens

Praying that the lord gives you peace, knowing that we all will meet again together! Marcie was a great wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all. I will never forget all the cards she sent to us over the years! Blessed be her memory! R.I.P. The Stevens, Al, Terri, Andy, Jacob and Hunter

Terry and Shelia Wiley

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Stacy Koster

Marcie was a great lady she will be missed her on earth but heaven has a very kind lady.

Terry R Marguth

Lloyd & Family; I am very sorry to hear of Marcella's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time. God bless you all.

jack-Barb Gomarko

Lloyd and family.So sorry to here of Marcella.We are in San Antonio.Will visit with you when we get back in April. Our prayers and thought are with you.

David Scheibel

Please know that our prayers are with you at this time.

Terry Guenther

My heart goes out to you all. A mother is a very special gift from God. She sounds like an extrodinary person who will missed by all the lives she touched. God bless you all.

Mary & Richard Hanson

Lloyd & family you have our deepest sympathy for the loss of your wife and mother.

Craig and Letha Brenner

May God give you strength at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers to your family.

Steve Handorf

May you take comfort in the promises of Christ. He lives and Marcie lives too!

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