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Ruth Schultz

June 19, 1929 — July 20, 2020

As a result of current restrictions on gatherings, we are providing HeartStrings, our online sympathy message where you can upload a photo and write a note or share a memory that will be printed and given to the family. Please click here to send your support. Heaven got another angel Monday, July 20, 2020 Ruth D. Schultz passed away at the age of 91 at Perham Hospital with her loved ones. Ruth was born on June 19, 1929 to John and Elsie (Schuldt) Schlapkohl. Ruth was the last of five kids. She went to school and graduated from Madison, SD. Ruth was united in marriage to Lester Schultz April 7, 1947 in Marshall, MN from that reunion they had 6 children. They farmed in South Dakota until 1961 when they moved to Pelican Rapids, MN. Ruth worked at various jobs in her life, but the best one was owning her own restaurant in Breckenridge, MN. Ruth lived out at Ottertail, MN on the channel of the river and enjoyed it very much. She enjoyed her flowers gardening and canning. She loved spending time with family and friends. Ruth is survived by her children: Jim (Pearl) Schultz of Pelican Rapids, Barb Marquardt of Rothsay, John (Darla) Schultz of Pelican Rapids, Mike (Cindy) Schultz of Madison, WI; 11 grandchildren: Earl (Shelly), Keresa, David, Brian, Tim (Kari), Mike (Julie), Shelly (Brandon), Steven (Sara), Jeremiah, Heidi, Nichole; 23 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren and one on the way; daughter-in-law Ellie Lindsey; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Lester, her parents John and Elsie, son Butch, daughter Kristy, grandson, Troy, sons-in-law Robert and Charlie, daughter-in-law Jackie, sisters: Viola and Lucille; brothers: Harry and Vernon; great-grandchild Ruby. Please send memorials c/o Ruth Schultz, Larson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 327, Pelican Rapids, MN 56572. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 23, 2020, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids, MN. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Funeral Service will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 24, 2020, at Foxhome Lutheran Church, Foxhome, Minnesota. Face masks are suggested. Pastor John Andrews will be officiating. Burial will be at Burau Cemetery, Rural Foxhome, Minnesota Ruth 's Memorial Folder
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