Gary Lynn Schultz, formerly of Manson, was born to Vic and Betty Schultz on Dec. 16th, 1950 in Des Moines, IA.
He passed away suddenly and unexpectedly and went to be with his Lord and Savior on Valentines morning, Feb 14th, 2021.
He attended school in Manson, enjoyed and participated in many sports his Jr. and Sr. years of school. After graduating from MHS in May 1969 he enlisted in the Marines for 2 years.
After an Honorable discharge from the Marines, he attended ISU in Ames and earned his BS in Civil Engineering. He also worked for MER Engineering at Twin Lakes for awhile.
He attended Mankato State in MN and earned his BS in Computer Science. He then moved to Kansas City and worked for TWA.
From there he moved to Ridgecrest, CA, and worked at the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake.
Later he would move on to Pasadena and work for the CA Dept of Water. After several years in Pasadena he moved to Redding, CA, in 2008 and continued to work for the State of CA until his retirement in 2017. He then did some substitute teaching at nearby schools in Redding.
Gary is survived by brothers David (Carolyn) Schultz in Des Moines, Kevin and Theresa Schultz in Burlington, sisters Janet (Larry) Sterrett in Rockwell City and Nancy Van DePol in Ft Dodge. Aunts, Uncles, many cousins, nieces and nephews and many friends including Sunny Snell of CA and Gabe Noyes of Washington State.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Vic and Betty, sister Diane Weideman, nephew Jamie Buenting, and close friend
He always looked forward to returning to Manson and especially during GCD when he could visit with so many of his fellow Mansonites. Manson was really Gary’s home to remember and visit. Gary will be greatly missed by all.
Visitation and a Celebration of Life Service will be arranged at a later date.
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