Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of William H. “Bill” Schulte, 75 of St. Joseph will be at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, 2010 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. Bill passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2010 with his family by his side at Assumption Home in Cold Spring. Reverend Joseph Feders, OSB will officiate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Family and Friends may call between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday and after 12 Noon on Thursday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Joseph. St. Joseph Senior Citizens will pray at 4:30 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Bill was born on April 8, 1934 in St. Joseph to Joseph and Gertrude (Pfannenstein) Schulte. He married Dorothy Bechtold on July 25, 1956 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. He lived in St. Joseph all of his life and was employed as a transport driver for Pan-O-Gold for 31 years, retiring in 1996. Bill was a member of St. Joseph’s parish, Senior Citizens and Catholic Aid Association, and the Teamsters Union.
Bill loved fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and trips to the casino.
Bill is survived by his wife, Dorothy of St. Joseph; children, Jennie (Doug) Meemken of St. Cloud, Joni (Dan) Volitich of Hopewell, PA; Jeff of Coon Rapids, Pete (Brenda) of Avon, Greg (Julie) of St. Cloud; eleven grandchildren, Jason and Chad Meemken, Danielle and Ashley Ford, Dayanna and Katina Volitich, Gavin Schulte, Mariah and McKenzie Schulte, Rian and Kati Axelson; two great granddaughters, Emma Ford and Alana Covalt; brothers, George of AZ; and sisters, Lucille (Dick) Pallow of New Brighton, Betty (Leander) Roering of St. Joseph; Helen (Rich) Kuebelbeck of St. Joseph, Rosie (Jerry) Reischl of St. Joseph.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, LeRoy; and infant brother, Jerome.
Memorials are preferred.