Danny's Story

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Danny R. Schultz, 67, of Traverse City, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by loving family and friends on July 29, 2017. Danny was born on Jan. 25, 1950 in La Porte, Indiana, to Raymond Martin and Frances Ruth (Williams) Schultz.
Danny was employed at Oleson's Food Store and loved his Oleson's family.
Danny had a big heart and enjoyed traveling and spending time with the young children in his life. He always had a smile on his face, and everyone who met him loved him.
Danny is survived by his wife, Eleanor (Nelson) Schultz; they were married on Oct. 16, 2006; sons, Allen (Lori) VanderMeulen and Rick (Amanda) VanderMeulen; daughters, Stephanie and Heather; 12 grandchildren; sisters, Francie (Dick) Morehead, Donna (Jim) Reese and Ginger House; brother, Meyer (Roxie) Schultz; two very special people, Sherry and Steve Sisco; and many other loving family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Frances Schultz.
A special thanks is extended to Dan's hospice nurse, Wendy, and the hospice team.
A celebration of Danny's life will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 at Christ Church, 430 Fair St., Traverse City. The family will greet friends starting at 4:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to University of Michigan Cancer Center for head and neck research or Munson Hospice.
Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guestbook and share your thoughts and memories with the family.
Published on August 2, 2017
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