Gary Vernon Schultz, age 79, of Kimberly, passed away on April 29, 2021, after a short-term battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis.
He was born on August 1, 1941 to Vernon Leonard Schultz and Angeline Katherine (Martin) Schultz. He married Barbara Jean (Beyer) Schultz on May 27, 1961 and they had 59 wonderful years together. Gary retired from Voith Fabrics, he was in research and development for the paper industry. He held many patents for his creative inventions. He was a drummer in multiple bands, coached Babe Ruth baseball, and played ball for Jerry’s Lanes in Kimberly. Gary was also the owner of the Gavel Bar for 3 years where he made many great friendships. In his retirement Gary enjoyed going to the many bars in the area and talking with all his many bar friends.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Vernon and Angeline Schultz, parents-in-law, Marvin and Margaret Beyer, sister-in-law, Robin Burton, and great-granddaughter, Adelyn Ava Frahm.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara Schultz, children, Gary Jr. (Georgene) Schultz, Ken (Sheila) Schultz, Brenda (Mark) Dix; and multiple grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, and sisters.
There will be a visitation held on May 14 at the Jansen Fargo Funeral Home, 204 E. Kimberly Ave, Kimberly, from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
The family would like to thank all of the wonderful staff at Thedacare Regional Medical Center Appleton on the 5th floor and hospice for all their compassion, dedication, and hard work. It really made a difference in a difficult time.