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Lyle E. Schultz

July 23, 1935 — March 7, 2023

Lyle E. Schultz

Lyle E. Schultz, of West Shelby, passed away following a brief illness on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Born July 23, 1935 in the Town of Shelby, he was a son of the late Carl E. and Edith J. (Pratt) Schultz. Mr. Schultz was a graduate of Medina High School, Class of 1953. On July 26, 1969 he married the late Ruby E. Schultz. Mr. Schultz had many occupations, but his love was working as a truck driver and was the owner and operator of his own trucking business for many years. The couple operated the "Barnegat Store" in Shelby Center where they had many years of happiness. Mr. Schultz was a member of Masonic Lodge #1072 in Dexter, NY, the Wolcottsville Sportsman’s Club and Junior Wilson Sportsman’s Club. Mr. Schultz loved going to his camp, hunting, and in his final years, spending time with his youngest grandson, Mitchell Jr. 

He was predeceased by his wife, Ruby Schultz on February 23, 2015; sister, Wilma Cratzenberg; and brothers, William Schultz and Dayton Schultz.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Mitchell (Jamie) Schultz of Tennessee, Gerri Schultz and Darryl Schultz of Albion; stepchildren, Larry (Val) Bruning and Laurel Bruning; grandchildren, Brandon, Ashley, Elizabeth, Hannah, Brock, Savanna and Mitchell Jr.; great grandchild, Paisley; also several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, June 2 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. His graveside committal service will be held on Saturday, June 3 at 11:00 a.m. in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. All are welcome to join the family immediately following the burial for a funeral luncheon at the Wolcottsville Sportsman's Club, Ditch Rd., Akron, NY 14001.

Memorial donations may be made to the Shelby Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 1, Medina, NY 14103 or to the Warrior House of WNY, 22 Mill St., Oakfield, NY 14125 or

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