Edward Ernest Schultz, 95, of Grayling, passed away on February 18, 2017.
He was born on April 27, 1921, to the late John and Ida (Scharmer) Schultz in Muskegon, Michigan.
Ed graduated from Muskegon High School in 1940, Muskegon Junior College in 1946, and University of Michigan in 1950. He served in the Army Air Corps between 1942-1946 as navigator of B-17 bombers and served as a past commander of American Legion Post #106.
Edward married Faith Nolan on September 21, 1968. They were married for 37 years before she preceded him in death in 2006.
Edward was employed by the State of Michigan DNR as a Biologist of Fisheries in Research and Development until retiring in 1979.
He is survived by his son, Jon Schultz, of Grayling; grandchildren, Benjamin (Dawn) Schultz of Buckley; Chad Schultz of San Antonio, Texas; Richard Schultz of Cadillac, Mich.; Katrina Schultz of Grayling, Mich.; and Will Schultz of Traverse City, Mich.; great-grandchildren, Cameron, Sabine, Jada and Edward.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Faith; brother, John; and daughter- in-law, Barbara Schultz.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, between 2-4 p.m. with Funeral Service beginning at 4:00 p.m. at Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.sorensonlockwood.com
In lieu of flowers, family requests donation to AuSable Valley Animal Shelter. Arrangements by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home.