Jean Maxine Schulz, 88

Posted September 20, 2013 at 8:22 pm


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Jean Maxine Schulz of Elk Point, SD, passed away at Prairie Estates Care Center of Elk Point on September 19, 2013.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., with a prayer service beginning at 7:00 p.m., on Sunday, September 22 at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Elk Point.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Steve Martens officiating. Burial will take place immediately following the service at Elk Point Cemetery.

Maxine was born on August 22, 1925, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Wilfred and Ella (Feauto) Allard. In 1945 she graduated from Central High School in Sioux City.

After graduating from high school Maxine worked at a luggage shop and then went to work with Zenith from 1945-1947.

Maxine married Glenn Schulz on November 19, 1947, at Blessed Sacrament Church in Sioux City and they stayed happily married until his passing in 1990. After their vows Glenn and Maxine moved to Elk Point and raised a family on their dairy farm, where they worked until retiring in 1989. In 1996 Maxine moved in to the nursing home, where she lived the remainder of her life.

Maxine was known for her green thumb and as well as her baking skills. She was also a devoted member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she took an active role in many different church activities. Her life was centered around her family, faith, farming, and helping others.

Surviving her memory are, Jerry Schulz of Elk Point, Glenna (Marvin) Richtsmeier of Ackley, Iowa, Debra Steinhoff of Hornick, Iowa, and Marsha Seabolt of Rapid City, South Dakota; her grandchildren, Jeff (Margarita) Ballinger, Jeanette (Phillip) Kirkpatrick, Marie (Jason) Bower, Heather (Adam) Harms, Holly Richtsmeier, and Samantha Steinhoff; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Schulz; her parents, Wilfred and Ella Allard; her brother, Gilbert Allard; and her grandson, Sean Ballinger.

Services have been entrusted to the Kober Funeral Home of Elk Point.

Condolences may be posted online at www.koberfuneralhome.com.

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