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Norway - Albert C. Schulte
Albert C. Schulte

Albert C. Schulte, 90, died Thursday at Cedar Rapids Care Center. He was a retired farmer.

Surviving are his wife, Tillie; two sons, Albert of Atkins and James of Wellman; four daughters, Mrs. Ray Zeisek of Solon, Mrs. George Pieper of Van Horne, Mrs. Ronald Wodstrchill of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. Dennis Light of Enumclaw, Wash.; a sister, Eleanor Kahle of Cedar Rapids; 25 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Services: Monday, 10 a.m., St. Michaels Catholic church, with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Michael's School Chapel, where a parish rosary will be recited at 3 p.m. Sunday. Arrangements by Brosh's.
Submitted on Jan 16, 2004 by
Nancy Montague, n.montague@mchsi.com

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South Benton Star-Press;
AUGUST M. SCHULTE
August M. Schulte

NEWHALL-August "Auggie" Merle Schulte, 58, of Newhall and formerly of Norway, died Friday, Jan. 17, 1992, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, following an extended ilnness

Schulte was born Nov. 21, 1933, in Norway. He was the son of August and Mathilda Brecht Schulte. He graduated from Norway High School in 1951. He was employed at Wilson Foods in Cedar Rapids for over 30 years. He married Dixie Rathje of Newhall, Aug. 30, 1979

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, John in 1952, and one stepgrandson

He is survived by his wife, Dixie, of Newhall; three sisters, Elsie Brockschink, Norway, Ida Mae Clatterbaugh of Omaha, Neb., and Jessie Drew of Cedar Rapids; one stepdaughter, Kristine Sauer; two stepsons, Daniel and Craig Rathje all of Cedar Rapids, eight stepgrandchildren; and one step-great-granddaughter

Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 20, at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Norway, with the Rev. James Miller of Van Horne, officiating. Burial was in St. Michael's Cemetery, Norway, with military rites

Services were by Brosh's of Norway, and funeral director David Hrabak, Belle Plaine.
Submitted on Aug 24, 2002 by
Nancy Montague, n.montague@mchsi.com

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Benton Star Press;
CHARLES SCHULTE, SR., PASSED AWAY
Charles Rudolphus Schulte

Charles Schulte, Sr., passed away at 3:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 1939, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. N. J. Schinker, after a two week illness. Mr. Schulte was a pioneer of Benton county. Born in Rosenbeck, Germany in 1853, he came to America with his parents at the age of 11. He grew to manhood in this vicinity acquiring of a farm of his own early in life. The family home was 2-1/2 miles northeast of Norway. He was industrious and thrifty, acquired enough land to give each of his sons a farm and an equal amount in cash to his six daughters.

He was united in marriage to Mary Boddicker on Feb. 17, 1875. They celebrated their golden wedding in 1925. He retired from the farm in 1923 and purchased a residence here where he resided until the death of his wife in 1937. Since then he has made his home with his daughter, Mrs. N. J. Schinker.

He is survived by six sons, Charles C., John C., Adam C., Albert C., Arthur C., all of Norway and Joe C. of Watkins; six daughters, Mrs. Henry Frese, Mrs. Kahle, Mrs. N. J. Schinker all of Norway; Mesdames J. H. and C. W. Stallman of Fairfax; Mrs. J. H. Luehrsman of Dyersville; 82 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren.

The funeral services were held this Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m. at St. Michael's church in charge of Rev. Wm. Kunkel.
Submitted on January 11, 2002 by
Nancy Montague, n.montague@mchsi.com

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Benton Star Press; May 1964
Services Held Saturday for Mrs. J. Schulte
Dorothea Louise Frese Schulte

Mrs. John C. Schulte, 74 life-long resident of Norway, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening, April 29, at her home in Norway

Mrs. Schulte was born on March 29, 1890, a daughter of George and Minnie Frese. She was married to John C. Schulte on Jan. 15, 1913

Survivors are her husband; four sons, Bernard, Herbert, Glenn and Ray, Norway; six daughters, Mrs. Evard (Marcella) Montague, Norway, Sister Mary Lumena O.S.F. (Lillian), Granville, Mrs. Orville (Lorene) Blankman, Watkins, Mrs. Alfred (Margaret) Hansen, Amana, Mrs. Leonard (Marjorie) Jansa, Cedar Rapids,and Mrs. Regis (Barbara) Arp, Fairfax; 49 grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Anna Becker, Norway; and a host of nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by a son, Geoge, and a sister, Mrs. C. C. Schulte

Funeral serices were held Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m., at St. Michael's Catholic church in Norway. Burial was in St. Michael's cemetery

Pallbearers were: Elmer Schulte, Edward Schulte, Delbert Frese, George Becker, Leroy Schulte and Bernard Stallman

Those attending funeral services were from the following towns: Columbus, Ohio; Waterloo, Dyersville, Algona, Granville, Waukee, Keota, Richland, Ollie, Ames, Webster City, New Vienna, Oxford, Mount Vernon, Keystone, Belle Plaine, Cedar Rapids, Van Horne, Atkins, Fairfax and Newhall.
Submitted on Mar 20, 2002 by
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The Cedar Rapids Gazette; Saturday, May 5, 1990
Elizabeth (Mrs. Matt Sr.) Schulte
Elizabeth Schulte

Elizabeth (Mrs. Matt Sr.) Schulte, 84, of Heritage Acres, died Thursday in St. Luke's Hospital after a short illness.

Born May 29, 1905, at New Hampton, she married Matt Schulte Sept. 15, 1936, at Norway. Mrs. Schulte was a member of St. Jude's Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids.

Survivors include three daughters, Jean O'Brien, Joyce Bickford and Elizabeth Bos, all of Cedar Rapids; four sons, Matt Jr. of Norway, Harlan of Fairfax, Milan of Oxford and James of Cedar Rapids; two sisters, Gertrude Orr of Des Moines and Lillian Miller of Omaha, Neb.; 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, St. Michael's Catholic Church, Norway. Burial: church cemetery. Friends may call...at Brosh Funeral Home, Norway.
Submitted on Mar 18, 2006 by
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Cedar Rapids Gazette; February 11, 2000
Herbert J. Schulte
Herbert John Schulte, Sr.

Herbert J. Schulte, 77, died Wednesday, February 9, 2000, in Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids, after a brief illness. Services: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, St. Michael's Catholic Church, by the Rev. Walter Kleinfehn. Burial: St. Michael's Cemtery. Arrangements: Phillips Funeral Home, Keystone.

In addition to his wife, Violet, he is survived by three sons, David and wife, Janice, Herb, Jr. and wife Ellen, and John and wife, Sherri, all of Norway; two daughters, Yvonne Brecht and husband, Dennis, of Watkins and Cheryl Langenberg of North Liberty; 17 grandchildren, four great- grandchildren; his brother, Glen Schulte and wife Dorothy of Norway; five sisters, Sister Lumena of Dubuque, Lorene Blankman and husband Orville of Wakins, Margaret Hansen of Amana, Marjorie Jansa and husband Leonard of Cedar Rapids and Barbara Arp and husband Regis of Fairfax; and two sisters-in-law, Sylvia and Barbara Schulte, both of Norway.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandaughter, Angie Langenberg; three brothers, George, Bernard and Ray; and a sister, Marcella Montague.

He was born Dec. 23, 1922, near Norway to John C. and Dora Frese Schulte. On Jan. 15, 1945, he married Violet Reif at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Walford and the couple have always lived in the Norway area. Herb was a dairy farmer and raised registered Brown Swiss cattle. He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Norway and Catholic Order of Foresters. For many years he served on the Benton County Extension Council and was a former member of the board of directors of Benton & Adjoining Counties Cooperative Burial Assocation in Keystone.
Submitted on January 11, 2002 by
Nancy Montague, mailto:n.montague@mchsi.com

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John A. Schulte, Norway Retired Farmer Dies
John A. Schulte

Norway: John A. Schulte, 84, a retired farmer, died Tuesday evening, May 20 in a Cedar Rapids hospital following an extended illness.

Services were Friday, May 23, 1975 at St. Michael's Catholic church, Norway, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Saunders officiating. Burial was in St. Michael's cemetery, Norway. George Brosh, Norway was in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were Lawrence Schulte, Fairfax; Richard Schulte, Amana; Clarence Schulte, Norway; Al Oberreuter, Watkins; Lester J. Schulte and Vernon Schulte, Cedar Rapids. Organist was Mary Zumsande, and soloist, Tracy Schulte.

Son of Adam and Louise Pickart Schulte, he was born Jan. 17, 1891, near Norway. He was married to the former Mary Schroeder Jan. 8, 1924 at Ossian, Ia.

Schulte was a World War I veteran and a member of St. Michael's church, Norway.

He was preceded in death by six brothers: Joseph A., William A., Charles A., Adam A., Matthew A. and Henry A.; one sister, Marie Anne, and one daughter, Madonna Louise, Dec. 26, 1928.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Francis, at home, a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Geraldine) Sternitzke, Bowling Green, O., two grand-daughters and one grandson; and a sister, Mrs. Louise Oberreuter, Watkins.

Submitted on Jul 25, 2003 by
Nancy Montague, n.montague@mchsi.com

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Services Were Held Monday for John C. Schulte, 91
John C. Schulte

Norway: John C. Schulte, 91, of Norway, died unexpectedly Thursday, May 22, at his home.

Mr. Schulte was a farmer in the Norway area until his retirement in 1956. He was the originator of the Hereford breed of hogs and was first president of the National Hereford Hog Record Association. He was also first President of the Hawkeye Polled Hereford Association and served in that office for many years. He was inducted into the Iowa Polled Hereford Hall of Fame in 1975, and was a member of the Benton County Farm Bureau for over 50 years. He was a Funk Seed Corn dealer for over 20 years. Mr. Schulte was a director of the Benton County Savings Bank, Norway, for 42 years, and was a member of the Catholic Order of Foresters.

He was born Feb. 15, 1889 on a farm near Norway, and married Dora Frese Jan. 15, 1913. She died in 1964.

Surviving are four sons, Bernard, Herbert, Glen and Ray, all of Norway; six daughters, Mrs. Evard Montague of Norway; Sister Mary Lumena of Dubuque; Mrs. Orville Blankman of Watkins; Mrs. Alfred Hansen of Amana; Mrs. Leonard Jansas of Cedar Rapids; and Mrs. Regis Arp of Fairfax; 51 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildred; one brother, Albert C. of Norway; and one sister, Eleanor Kahle, Watkins.

Services were held Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael's Catholic church, Norway, with burial in St. Michael's cemetery, Norway. The rosary was recited by the Foresters at the family home Saturday night and a wake service was conducted there Sunday evening. Fellmet Funeral Home of Keystone was in charge of arrangements.
Submitted on Jun 24, 2005 by
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Waterloo Daily Courier; October 24, 1947

John Richard Schulte

Vinton - John Richard Schulte, 51, farmer. Thursday at the Vinton hospital: had been a patient there for several days and had been in ill health for over a year; death was attributed to cancer; born in Watkins, Oct. 13, 1896, to Mr. and Mrs. John Schulte, Jr.; came to Vinton 10 years ago; married Mary Jane Nolan Apr. 20, 1920, at Van Horne: was a member of St. Mary's Catholic church here; leaves widow, his mother, Mrs. John Schulte. Jr., Watkins; three daughters, Mrs. Woodrow Merchant, Mrs. Erick Olson and Miss Pearl Schulte, all of Vinton; one son, Harold, Vinton; five sisters, Mrs. Gary Kelly, Blairstown; Mrs. Golden Armstrong, Atkins; Mrs. August Bossler. Van Home: Mrs. Walter McNamara, Ryan, and Miss Leone Schulte, Watkins, and one grandchild; funeral, at St. Mary's Catholic church Saturday at 9:30 a. m.: Rosary service will be held at the farm home Friday night at 9 o'clock; burial in St. Mary's cemetery.

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Submitted on Thu Apr 6 17:07:17 2006 by
John Shuck, jshuck@rocketmail.com

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Obituary Louis A. Schulte
Louis A. Schulte

Louis Albert Schulte passed away at the home of his parents Sunday evening after an extended illness. He was born December 22, 1908, son of Joseph and Frances Schulte, on a farm northwest of Norway. He was a member of St. Michael's church in Norway.

Surviving besides his parents are six brothers: Matt J. and George of Norway, Sylvester of Fairfax, Walter, August and Norbert at home; two sisters, Mrs. Loretta Erger of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. Cecila Zabortsky of Amana and eight nieces and seven nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary, in 1935.

Funeral Services were conducted at St. Michael's church at 9 a.m. Wednesday, with Rev. Father Nicholas Krull officiating, assisted by Father Voss. Burial was in St. Michael's Cemetery.
Submitted on Jan 16, 2004 by
Nancy Montague, n.montague@mchsi.com

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Benton Star Press;
Tillie A. Schulte
Matilda A. Schulte

Norway - Funeral services for Tillie A. Schulte, 96, formerly of Norway, were Thursday, April 29, at St. Michael's Catholic Church. She died Monday, April 26, 1993, at the Northbrook Manor Care Center, Cedar Rapids, where she had been a resident since 1987.

Burial was in St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery, Norway. Russell-Overton Funeral Home, Blairstown, was in charge of arrangements.

Tillie A. Schulte was born Nov. 29, 1896, in Sparta, Ill. She was the daughter of Frederick and Emily (Conrad) Kahle.

She married Albert C. Schulte Aug. 23, 1920, at St. Michael's church in Norway. Following their marriage, the couple farmed near Norway until 1965, when they retired and moved to Norway. Her husband died Dec. 15, 1983. She was a longtime member of St. Michael's Catholic Church.

She is survived by one son, Albert J. Schulte, Norway; three daughters, Mrs. George (Genevieve) Pieper of Van Horne; Mrs. Ronald (Marilyn) Wodstrchill of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. Dennis (Iola) Light of Enumclaw, Wash.; also many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Emily Zenisek; one son, James Schulte; one grandson, Richard Pieper; and several brothers and sisters.
Submitted on Jan 16, 2004 by
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Mary Schulte Died Monday
Mary Theresa Schulte

Mary Theresa Schulte, 30, daughter of Joseph and Frances Schulte, living east of town, died Monday night at a Cedar Rapids hospital following an illness of almost a year. She was born February 8, 1905, on a farm four miles north of Watkins.

"Mayme", as she was called by her friends, spent her entire life in this community and was educated at the parochial school here.

Besides her parents, she is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Bernard Erger of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. Milo Zabokrtsky of Norway, seven brothers, Matt, Lewis, Walter, August, George, Norbert and Sylvester, at home, three nieces and one nephew.

Funeral services were held today (Thursday) at 9:30 a.m. at St. Michael's church in charge of the Rev. William Kunkel. Burial at St. Michael's cemetery.
Submitted on Jan 16, 2004 by
Nancy Montague, n.montague@mchsi.com

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Matt J. Schulte Died Wed., Mar. 2 - Funeral Services From St. Michael's Church
Matt J. Schulte

Matt J. Schulte, 53, of Norway, died suddenly at his home here Wednesday morning, Mar. 2. Schulte, employed by Allis Chalmers in Cedar Rapids, had not been ill previously. He had returned home from work that morning about 1:30. He died about a half hour later.

Matt Schulte was born June 29, 1901 in Iowa, a son of Joseph and Frances Schulte. He married Elizabeth Galligan in St. Michaels church here Sept. 15, 1936. Surviving are his widow, four sons, Matt, Jr., Harlan, Miland and James and three daughters, Jean and Joice, twins and Elizabeth, his parents, five brothers, Norbert, August, Walter, George and Sylvester Schulte all of Norway and two sisters, Mrs. Bernard Erger of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. Milo Zabokrtsky of Walford and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Saturday morning at nine o'clock in St. Michaels church in Norway. Rev. Nicholas Krull officiating. Burial was in St. Michaels cemetery.
Submitted on Jan 16, 2004 by
Nancy Montague, n.montague@mchsi.com

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Star Press;

Patricia Ann Schulte

Patricia "Pat" Ann Schulte, 52, of 3122 Coral Lane. SW, died Tuesday, June 27, 2006 at University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City from injuries suffered in an accident.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Watkins at 10:00 A.M., on Friday, June 30, 2006 with Father Keith L. Birch as Celebrant. Interment will be held at St. Patrick & St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Watkins...

Patricia was born August 31, 1953 to Melvin and Mary Jane (Farrell) Schulte. She attended and graduated from Benton Community High School in 1971, Paris Beauty Academy in 1972, and received her BA from Mount Mercy College in 1997. Pat was employed by Square D for a few years and was a long time employee of General Mills.

Survivors include her mother, Mary Jane Schulte; her brothers, Marvin (Sharon) Schulte, and Steven (Kathy) Schulte, all of Marengo; her nieces and nephew, Kim (Bill) Murphy and their children, Kellen and Reagan of Algona, Eric (Ellen) Schulte of Parker, CO, Kayla (Aaron) Helmrich of Spearman, TX, Camille Schulte and Monica Schulte, both of Marento. Pat was preceded in death by her father, Melvin and her infant brother, Allen.

Phillips Funeral Home in Blairstown is in charge of arrangements
Submitted on Jun 29, 2006 by
John Oberreuter, johnob@vtc.net

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