Mary Ellen Schulz
Mary Ellen Schulz (nee Ritger) passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021 at the age of 85 years.
She was born on February 26, 1935 in Allenton to Gerhard and Gertrude (nee Aufdermauer) Ritger. On August 25, 1962 she married Donald R. Schulz and together they farmed in the Town of Wayne.
She enjoyed gardening, quilting (member of “Addison Hand Quilters”), and watching the Packers and Brewers.
Mary Ellen is survived by her eight children; Nancy, Michael, Diane (Ken) Kingery, Christine, James (Lisa), Linda (Scott) Dzimian (Scott), David (Nancy) and Julie (Daniel) Heino Jr.; and grandchildren Jacob and Martina Schulz, Daniel Heino III, Damian, Luke, and Clare Schulz, Danielle Kingery (Justin) Miller; her great-grandchildren Quinn and Wade Miller; her brothers Herbert (Shirley), Peter (Beverly), and sister-in-law Lillian Ritger, and brother-in-law Gerald (Elaine) Schulz.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald, sisters Frances (Donald) Rettler and Marcia (Ronald) Jerde, brothers Anthony Ritger and LeRoy (Imelda) Ritger, and brother-in-law Allen (Patricia) Schulz.
A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Resurrection Catholic Church in Allenton. Final place of rest will be at Washington County Memorial Park.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com