Sandy Schulze, age 61, of Appleton, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013 at Appleton Medical Center with her family by her side. She was born on February 15, 1952, in St. Cloud, Minnesota the daughter of George and Donna (Sivinski) Schulze. Sandy graduated from the College of St. Theresa in Winona, Minnesota, and then Marquette Law School in Milwaukee. She was the Senior Administrative Law Judge for the State of Wisconsin ‚Äì Department of Workforce Development ‚Äì Unemployment Compensation Division for the Appleton and Eau Claire offices retiring in 2012. Sandy volunteered for the Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, and Boy Scouts, along with the St. Theresa Alumni Association. She enjoyed traveling, reading, cooking, and watching old Classic Hollywood movies. Her time spent with family and friends, especially during the holidays, will be cherished amongst us. She loved surrounding herself with her loved ones, and her son George meant the world to her.
Sandy is survived by her loving son: George Schulze of Minneapolis; beloved mother: Donna Schulze; dear siblings: George Schulze of Appleton; Steve (Jane) Schulze of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Cathy Schulze of Appleton; nieces and nephews: Charles (Llynda) Schulze and their son, Chance; Eli Plavney and Jenny Plavney; uncles and aunts: Bob (Marie) Sivinski of Heathsville, Virginia; James (Betty) Sivinski of Columbus, Ohio; Bob Bartlett of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Anne Sivinski of Houston, Texas; Kaye (Burdette) Haldorson of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Diane (Bill) Lahr of St. Cloud, Minnesota. She is further survived by cousins, other relatives, and many friends. Sandy was preceded in death by her father, George Schulze; grandparents: Michael and Catherine Sivinski, and George and Onilee Schulze; beloved uncle, Michael Sivinski; aunt, Carol Bartlett; and cousin, Kris Lahr.
The funeral liturgy for Sandy will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 500 W. Marquette Street in Appleton. Fr. James Walling, C.P.M. will be officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of mass. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in her name. Online condolences can be offered at www.wichmannfargo.com.