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Richard H. Schulz

Died: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Age: 79
Richard H. Schulz, 79, Jefferson, died on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at 3 p.m., at the Jefferson County Home where he had lived for eight years.

He was born in Elkhorn on Jan. 25,1933. His parents were Herman and Theadora Kimball Schulz. Richard graduated from Lake Geneva High School in June 1951. He was farmer for 10 years. In 1961, Richard became employed at American Motors Corporation in Kenosha. American Motors Corporation was subsequently purchased by Chrysler Corporation. Richard retired from Chrysler Corporation in 1985.

Richard is survived by Patricia Rosmussen, Omaha, Neb., Christine Schulz and Barbara Schulz, both of Whitewater; a sister, Carol Eslick, Delavan; grandchildren, Marlene, Shane and Angelique; and two great-grandsons, Gaberiel and Tanner. He was preceded in death by two wives; his parents; a brother, Albert; a son, Ronald; a daughter, Sandy Millhouse; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Graveside services in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lake Geneva.

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