EDWARD AUGUST SCHULTZ
EDWARD A SCHULTZ
Edward A. Schultz high school senior portrait
Eternal Light in remembrance of Edward A. Schultz
Edward A. Schultz obituary
San Luis Obispo County Telegram-Tribune Tuesday, March 19, 1968
Edward A. Schultz
A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Zion Lutheran Church for Pfc. Edward August Schultz of San Luis Obispo. The 21-year-old Army infantryman was killed in action in Vietnam on March 4.
Pfc. Schultz, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Schultz of San Luis Obispo, was born here on Oct. 8, 1946.
A 1965 graduate of San Luis Obispo High School, he attended Cuesta College for two years. He was active in track and wrestling at both schools and was high school president of the Future Farmers of America chapter.
He had won the State Farmers Degree, the Bank of America award in agriculture and the California Banker’s award for the FFA. He was a communicant member of Zion Lutheran Church.
Survivors include the parents; two sisters, Mrs. Sandra Melendez and Mrs. Lorine Ludwick of San Luis Obispo; two brothers, Carl S. Schultz of San Jose and Gary E. Schultz of San Diego, and paternal grandmother, Mrs. Jessie Schultz of Arroyo Grande.
The family requests contributions to a memorial fund in his memory. The fund will be used for a sanctuary lamp for the Zion Lutheran Church.
FORMER CITY ATHLETE DIES IN VIETNAM SLO Co Telegram-Tribune Saturday March 16, 1968
San Luis Obispo County Telegram-Tribune Saturday March 16, 1968
FORMER CITY ATHLETE DIES IN VIETNAM
Private First Class Edward A. Schultz, 21, of San Luis Obispo has been killed in action in Vietnam, the Defense Department announced.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. Schultz of 1344 Cecelia Court.
Funeral arrangements will be announced within several days.
The soldier served with a unit of the 25th Infantry Division in the Saigon area. He was listed as missing in action last week, and early this week his death was confirmed. Further details were not immediately available.
PFC Schultz had been in Vietnam two months and in the army since last July.
Born in San Luis Obispo on Oct. 8, 1946, he attended elementary schools here and was graduated from San Luis Obispo High School in 1965.
He attended Cuesta College for two years, and in his freshman year won the Coaches Award as the “most dedicated and hardest worker” on the wrestling squad.