Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph C. Shultz, 61, Oskaloosa, will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, January 14, 2010 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence. He died January 10, 2010 at Stormont- Vail Regional Health Center in Topeka. Joe was injured in a car accident on Thursday, December 31, 2009 in Jefferson County.
He was born on November 30, 1948 in Lawrence the son of James D. and Loraine Gisey Shultz.
He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1966. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. In 1983 he graduated from Oklahoma State University. Following graduation he opened The Cobbler’s Bench in Lawrence which was in business for 20 years.
Joe was a lifetime member of the NRA and was involved in Douglas County 4-H for many
He married Pat Hill on March 9, 1968. They later divorced.
Survivors include one daughter, Kim Hill, and husband, Tyler, Eudora; one son, Craig Shultz, and wife, Mandy, Lawrence; two brothers, Jim and Jeff, both of Lawrence; three grandchildren, Tucker Gabriel, William Shultz, and Mary Katherine Shultz.
The family will greet friends 6 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Douglas County 4-H and may be sent in care of the Mortuary.