Della Lena Schultz, age 96, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away September 9, 2021, at GlenFields Living with Care in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Private Family Service will be held Saturday at Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson, Minnesota.
The public is welcome to attend the committal service on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at 10:00 A.M. at Grace Lutheran Church Cemetery in Brownton, Minnesota.
Della Lena Schultz was born on April 17, 1925, in Penn Township, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Fred and Emma (Gehrke) Rickert. Della was baptized as an infant on May 9, 1925, and later confirmed in her faith on October 8, 1939, both at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Penn Township. She attended School District #64.
On March 16, 1950, Della was united in marriage to Ralph Schultz at Grace Lutheran Church in Brownton, Minnesota. They farmed together south of Brownton and Bu?alo Lake before purchasing a farm northwest of Stewart in Preston Lake Township, in 1961. Della and Ralph shared 61 years of marriage before Ralph passed away in 2011. Della moved to a Brownton apartment in March of 2009 and then in August of 2014 to Glencoe Regional Long Term Health Care.
Della was a loving homemaker, and worked for Green Giant for 12 years. She was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in Brownton. Della enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, and was well known for her homemade goodies. She also enjoyed playing cards, bingo, shopping, and watching TV, especially WWE wrestling.
She passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at GlenFields Living with Care in Glencoe, Minnesota at the age of 96 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Della is survived by her loving family:
Daughter, Glenda Fisker and her husband, Gus of Pine River, MN;
Sons, Karlo Schultz and his wife, Betty of Richmond, MN;
Merril Schultz and his wife, Mary of Waseca, MN;
Grandchildren, Kristi Morris and her husband Troy, Brad Schultz and his husband, Matt, Ethan Schultz and his wife, Emilee Van De Laarschot, and Erin Fisker;
Great-grandchild, Delilah Morris;
Many other relatives and friends.
Della was preceded in death by her Parents, Fred and Emma Rickert; Husband, Ralph Schultz; Sister, Lorna Opitz and her husband, Edwin.