GENEVA — William F. Schultz, age 87, of Geneva, Ohio, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, at home.
He was born June 29, 1925, in Madison, to Margaret C. (McGuire) and John F. Schultz. He married Mary Ann Bonderia in Geneva on July 3, 1948.
He was a retired union representative for District Council #7 of IUE-AFL-CIO and worked for Reliance Electric, retiring in 1976 after 39 years.
William was a 1943 graduate of Madison Memorial High School. He served in the U.S. Navy in the submarine division in The Pacific Theatre. William was a member of Assumption Catholic Church in Geneva and enjoyed any project, whether it be automotive, carpentry, or electrical work. William was always an avid sports fan and enjoyed supporting his family in their athletic endeavors at Geneva High School. He was a wealth of knowledge and always willing to give his guidance and support. He was always “Tip Top”.
He is survived by his daughter, Virginia Ray of Geneva; son, William Schultz of Geneva; daughter-in-law, Barbara Schultz of Geneva; grandchildren, Christopher Quinn, Eric Schultz, Scott (Jillian) Schultz, Mary Quinn, Lisa (Tony) Chin, Damian Schultz and Corey Schultz; and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Schultz; sons, Timothy and Thomas Schultz; his parents; brother, Robert Schultz; sister, Margaret Schultz; and a son-in-law, Gary Ray.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, March 11th, at THE BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 12th, at Assumption Catholic Church, 594 W. Main St., Geneva. Final resting place will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Geneva.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Assumption Catholic Church, 594 W. Main St., Geneva, Ohio 44041.
Obituary and condolences at www.behmfuneral.com and starbeacon.com.