Mell V. Schultz, 92 - March 26, 2014Mell V. Schultz, 92, of North Platte, formerly of Farnam, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Linden Court in North Platte surrounded by family members.
Services will take place at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, April 2, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Cliff Transmeier officiating. Interment will be conducted at Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.
A visitation will be at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg on Tuesday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Schultz was born May 5, 1921, at Colbert, OK, daughter of Tom and Grace (Potter) Polson.
She grew up at Durant, OK, and attended Mashburn Country School and Beach Grove School. She lived in Durant until 1942 when she moved to San Antonio, TX.
On Nov. 2, 1944, she married Jack Schultz at San Antonio. To this union, two daughters were born. The couple resided at several places including San Antonio, Salt Lake City, Spokane, Curtis, Hayes Center, Moorefield and Farnam.
Schultz loved dancing with her husband, playing bridge, reading, cooking and sewing, according to family members. She also liked to collect wild flowers and plants to make arrangements.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Jack C. Schultz in 2011; her father, Tom Polson; mother, Grace Polson; six brothers—Amos, Paul, Harlan, Clinton, Ross and Orval Polson; sister, Virgie Frances; brother-in-law, Dick Schultz; niece, Cindy Schultz.
Survivors include: her two daughters—Cheryl (Paul L.) Mista of Severance, CO, and Gayle (Perry) Greco of North Platte; grandson, Eric (Samantha) Arnold; a great-grandson, Neil Josiah Arnold; a great-granddaughter, Lillian Arnold; sister-in-law, Ruth Ann Schultz (Boyd Wakelin); nephew, Jim (Michelle) Schultz and their children—Kurtis and Nathan; numerous extended family members.
Memorials are suggested to the Farnam Senior Center.