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Emily Schultz

1909 - 2006



Emily T Schultz, 96, of Watertown, formerly of 1322 S. Ninth St., Watertown, died Monday morning, July 3, 2006, at Marquardt Memorial Manor in Watertown.


Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with the Rev. Bernard Rott of St. Henry’s Catholic Church officiating.  Burial will be in St. Henry’s Catholic Cemetery in Watertown.


Memorials may be directed to St. Henry’s.


She was born Nov. 21, 1909, in Kadoka, S.D., the daughter of Jacob and Mary (Halla) Rothschadl. On April 28, 1943, she married Clarence "Jim" Schultz at St. Henry’s.  She attended Watertown High School.  During World War II, she was employed as an airplane manufacturer in California while her husband fought with the U.S. Army.  Emily and her husband had operated the former Sharp Corner Inn in Watertown.


Emily was a member of St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Watertown, the Christian Mothers Society and the Catholic Women's Club.  She was also a member of AARP No. 2007, the Funster's Club, the Watertown Senior Citizens Center and the American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 189.  She volunteered at Beverly Terrace and enjoyed being with people.  She was very proud of her country and flew the American flag daily, weather permitting, Emily had a wonderful sense of humor and loved animals.


Survivors include


nephew            Alan (Bea) Rothschadl of Lake Mills and

nephew            Roger (Heide) Rothschadl of Watertown

niece             Patricia (Charles) Heller, Lake Mills and

niece             Jean (Fredrick) Kientz of Watertown

sister-in-law     Loretta Rothschadl of Watertown


Preceded in death



husband           Clarence "Jim" Schultz on April 4, 1984

brother           James

brother           Thomas

brother           William

brother           Jacob

niece             Janice Schultz

nephew            Wayne "Gutzie" Schultz

nephew            Mark Schultz