Allen A. "Bud" Schultz was born April 15, 1948, at Le Mars, the son of Alfred C. and Esther (Jurczewsky-Johnson) Schultz. Bud attended country school near the family farm. Bud graduated from Le Mars Central High School with the Class of 1966. Following high school, Bud studied auto mechanics at the Universal Trade School, at Omaha, Neb.
Bud worked for Wells' Blue Bunny in the milk plant from 1991 to 2004.
Bud enjoyed watching sports; especially his favorite baseball team, the New York Yankees. He enjoyed living on his acreage and raising cattle and sheep.
Bud was very much a gentle man, who will be remembered for his great sense of humor.
Survivors include a sister, Susan Whitt and her husband Lee of Council Bluffs; two brothers, Maynard Johnson and his wife Virg of Le Mars and Gerald Johnson of Indian Harbor Beach, Fla.; two nieces, Debra Fuller and her husband Bob and Shelia Williams and her husband Robert, both of Le Mars; two nephews, Roland Whitt of Lenexa, Kan., and Byron Whitt and his wife Mary of Olathe, Kan.; four great-nephews, two great-nieces, three great-great-nieces; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred C. and Esther (Jurczewsky-Johnson) Schultz; and a sister Shirley.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Le Mars Bible Church with the Rev. Fred Gums officiating. Interment will be at the Stanton Township Cemetery. Visitations will be after 3 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the Carlsen Funeral Home in Le Mars with the family present to greet friends after 6 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. prayer service. Visitations will continue Thursday morning at the church from 9:30 a.m. until service time.
Pallbearers will be Melvin Schultz, Leland Schultz, Andy C. Schultz, Donald Schultz, Lance Schultz, and Derald Philips.
Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.