Lloyd "Bud" Wellington SchultzLloyd "Bud" Wellington Schultz, 92, of Proctor, passed away Jan. 13, 2014 at Diamond Willow Assisted Care in Cloquet.
Lloyd "Bud" Wellington Schultz, 92, of Proctor, passed away Jan. 13, 2014 at Diamond Willow Assisted Care in Cloquet.
Bud was born in Feb. of 1921 in Duluth to William and Ruby Schultz.
He attended and graduated from the Proctor High School in 1939 and planned on going to college but couldn't come up with the $16 needed for his first semester. Bud entered the army on Nov. 27, 1942 and served in the South Pacific as a Private First Class.
He married Clyle Sylvester Dec. 1, 1945 in Duluth and together lived in Proctor. In 1941 Bud was employed for the DM & IR railroad as a clerk and retired in 1981 after working for 40 years.
He loved working on cars and adopted neighborhood children with his love of fishing, hunting, and camping. He was also talented in cooking and made pies for the holidays.
Bud was a member of American Legion Post No. 106 in Proctor.
Bud was preceded in death by his wife Clyle; daughter Janet DeGolier; sister Faye Kemp; and brother Ted.
Bud is survived by daughter Carol (Ron) Schultz of Proctor; three grandchildren Kris Schultz (Matt Smith) of Athens, Ga., Kara (Tim) Rohweder, Katie (Matt) Caines both of Proctor; four great-grandchildren, Abby, Brayden, Declan of Proctor and Camryn of Athens, Ga.; son-in-law Dick DeGolier of Superior; sister-in-law Joyce Bailey of Proctor; several nieces and nephews. Proxy grandchildren Jessie (Derrick) Witt, Graham (Kara) Schultz, Terry (Priscilla Carlson) Schultz.
The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Diamond Willow in Cloquet for their excellent care.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Bell Brothers Funeral Home, 601 N. 56th Ave. W., Duluth with Reverend Linda Lundgren officiating. Burial will be at Oneota Cemetery. Military Honors will be performed by the Duluth Honor Guard.
Please leave a memory of Bud or words of support for the family at www.BellBrothersFuneralHome.com