Lillian H. Schultz, 86, of Washington, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Mrs. Schultz, daughter of the late Julius Dutton, and his wife Edna NEE O’Brien was born January 3, 1934, in Labadie. She received her education from Labadie Grade School and Washington High School. On June 13, 1953, she was united in marriage to the late Herman Schultz at the Labadie United Methodist Church, where she was still a member to this day. Lillian enjoyed being outdoors working in her flower beds. Her grandchildren referred to her as “Grannie Bird” and “Labo”, for her love of bird watching and the town of Labadie. Lillian loved her family and was very proud of them.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Herman R. Schultz; and two brothers, James Joseph and Larry Lee Dutton.
Among her survivors are three daughters, Cathy Laster and husband Gaylen of St. Peters, Debbie Verges and husband Shane of Farmington, and Beverly Ressler and husband Jon of Omaha, Nebraska; two sisters, Betty Klott of Hermann and Judy Jones of Labadie; five grandchildren, Grant Laster, Gordon Laster and wife Melody, Gabrielle Laster, Jennifer Smith and husband Corey, and Christian Ressler; three great-grandchildren, Kinsley and Barrett Smith and Stella Laster; other relatives and friends.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2020, from 9-11 A.M. at Nieburg-Vitt, Miller Funeral Home, with a funeral service beginning at 11 A.M. Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery in Labadie. Memorial donations can be made to the Bethel Cemetery in Labadie.
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