Amanda Katherine Schultz

Thursday, May 17, 2007

A Mass of Christian burial was held for Amanda Katherine Schultz, 102, at St. Francis DeSales in Ossian on April 30.

Rev. Cletus Hawes officiated.

Amanda passed away on April 13, 2007, at the Milford Care Center in Milford.

Amanda, eldest child of Bernard and Julia (Doerr) Einck was born near Ossian on Nov. 11, 1904. She attended rural schools and DeSales Elementary, graduating from eighth grade.

Amanda was married to Henry Schultz on Feb. 23, 1925, at DeSales. For over 100 years she lived in the Castalia area. She moved to northwest Iowa in 2006 to be near her daughter.

Amanda was a homemaker and also gave piano lessons to area children

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Henry; a grandson, Douglas Schultz; two brothers: Arthur and Frederick Einck; and a son-in-law, Kenneth Knudtson.

Amanda is survived by a daughter, Geneva Knudtson of Milford; two sons: Arthur and wife, Dorothy of Urbandale and Lyle and wife, Phyllis of Albuquerque, N.M.; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 18 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Irene Schissel and a brother, Jerome Einck and wife, Norma - all of Decorah.

Schuchert Funeral Home of Spirit Lake was in charge of the arrangements.