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Ludwig H. Shoultz

Ludwig H. Shoultz

Dec. 8, 1912 - Oct. 6, 2008

MONTEVIDEO -- Ludwig Henry "Lud" Shoultz, 95, of Montevideo, died Monday at the Luther Haven Nursing Home.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Anderson Funeral Home Chapel in Montevideo. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Monday.

He was born Dec. 8, 1912, in Litchfield to William and Minnie (Lenhardt) Shoultz. He graduated from Litchfield High School in 1932. He operated a Gambles store in Ivanhoe before entering the Army. He was an engineer in the Army during World War II.

He married Mildred Graves in May of 1939. When first married he had worked in the hardware business in Mankato and Ivanhoe and lived in Los Angeles and Salem, Ore., where he was a builder. Mildred died in 1968, and he moved back to Montevideo.

He married Mildred's sister, Evelyn Graves, in 1969. He worked as an independent contractor in the Montevideo area until retiring in 1976. After Evelyn's death in 2000, he continued to live at home until moving to Copper Glen and later to the Luther Haven Nursing Home.

He was an active member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and a member of the American Legion and Disabled American Veterans.

He is survived by nieces and nephews, including Jeanene Doran of Litchfield, Delbert Geihl (and wife Mary Karin Brown) of Granite Falls, Kurt Shoultz of Litchfield and Kenny (and Diane) Shoultz of Litchfield; and special friend: Mary Van Hove.

He was preceded in death by his wives, two brothers and four sisters.