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2011-12-08 / Obituaries

Leon August Schultz

July 28, 1925 - November 30, 2011

Funeral services for Leon Schultz, 86 of Paige, Texas, were held on Friday, December 2, 2011 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings with Rev. Tim Edwards of the Paige United Methodist Church officiating. Burial followed in the Dixon Prairie Cemetery in Paige, Texas.

Leon passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at the Med Star Care Center in Giddings.

Leon August Schultz was born on July 28, 1925 in Paige, Texas to Emil & Minna ( Voight) Schultz. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Medical Detachment of the 130th Infantry during WWII from October 28, 1943 until he received his Honorable Discharge on February 14, 1946. Leon served as a Surgical Technician and obtained the rank of Technician Fourth Grade. He was a retired blueprint clerk with the Texas Highway Department.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Alvin Schultz and Oscar Schultz; a sister, Erna Rachui and a nephew, Wayne Raschke.

Leon is survived by his twin sister, Leona Raschke of Paige as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Dixon Prairie Cemetery Association, c/ o Barbara Wuneburger, P.O. Box 237, Paige, Texas 78659.

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