Delores M. Schulz
Celebration of Life services for Delores M. Schulz will be held on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hugo, OK. Delores went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 18, 2020, in Paris, Texas at the age of 86.
Delores Marie Schulz, 86, passed from this life on December 18, 2020 in Paris, Texas. She was born July 24, 1934 in Julesburg, Colorado to Peter and Lena Gerk. She was the oldest of five children. She grew up on a farm outside of Sedgwick, Colorado. She attended school at Sedgwick where she graduated as Salutatorian of her Senior class. She met the love of her life, Delvin Schulz, and they married June 8, 1952 in Julesburg, Colorado at St. Anthony's Catholic church. They were married for 54 years before his death. They raised five children, two boys and three girls; Marci, Curtis, Peggy, Clay and Penny.They were farmers/ranchers in Sedgwick, Colorado until 1968 when they sold the feedlot and farm and moved to Satanta, Kansas where they farmed. Delores also began working at the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service. In 1973 they sold their farm in Kansas and bought a ranch in Soper, Oklahoma where they raised cattle, and farmed. Delores continued to work for the ASCS in Hugo until she retired in 2000. She was active in OKASCOE and the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Hugo. In 2000 Delvin and Delores moved from the ranch in Soper to Paris, Texas. They travelled all over the US, Mexico, Puerto Rico in their travel trailer. They became "snowbirds" and spent their winters in the Rio Grande Valley at Edinburg, Texas. Delores was preceded in death by her husband, Delvin Schulz; grandson, Nathan Schulz; parents, Pete & Lena Gerk; brothers Jimmy Gerk and Robert Gerk.
Delores leaves to cherish her memory daughter Marci Estep and husband David of Hugo, Oklahoma, son Curtis Schulz and wife Brenda of Grant,Oklahoma, daughter -Peggy Yorks and husband Kevin of Waldport, Oregon, son Clayton Schulz of Silo, Oklahoma, daughter Penny Spurlin of Tuttle, Oklahoma.
Grandchildren Kari and Steve Pier of Eagle, Colorado, Kameron and Jessica Russey of Saginaw, Texas, Erin and Jeremy Smith of Blossom, Texas, Kris and Beth Estep of Paris, Texas, Keith & Kylee Edge of
Boswell, Oklahoma, Kelsey and Peder Terland of Albany, Oregon, Kalen and Parker Gohrick of Bend, Oregon, Jason and Jennie Schulz of Silo, Oklahoma, Tanner and Kendra Bennett of Edmond, Oklahoma and Will and Jeena Bennett of Tuttle, Oklahoma.
Great Grandchildren Lily and Zoe·Pier, Kaden and Kasen Russey, Tanner and Aidan and Preston Smith, Emma and Ethan Estep, Kollin and Kamden and KoIson Edge, Elias and Alder Terland, Mylo and Renley Gohrick, Jagger and Ava Schulz and Charli Bennett.
Brother Raymond Gerk and family of Holyoke, Colorado Sister Judy Grahl of Pocatello, Idaho Sisters-in-law Melva Evans and family of Sour Lake, Texas, Elaine Gerk and family of Holyoke, Colorado and Carolyn Gerk and family of Julesburg, Colorado
Special friend Norman Corbell of Muskogee, Oklahoma And numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
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