Albert Frank Schulze, 89, formerly of Dayton, died on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Hospice of Daytony.
He was born on May 27, 1923, in Minster, to Louis and Henrietta (Bertke) Schulze, and they preceded him in death.
On Nov. 25, 1948, he married Rosemary C. (Sieverding), and she preceded him in death on July 21, 2010.
He is survived by a son, Martin (Mary) Schulze of Englewood; a daughter, Lou Ann (Kirk) Bell of Germantown; a brother, Louis (Joyce) Schulze of West Carrollton; two sisters, Odyne (Allen) Barlage of Fort Loramie and Henrietta (Wilbur) Hoying of Anna; two grandchildren, Erin (John) Rieder of Miamisburg and Nick (Rachael) Bell of Germantown; three great-grandchildren, Brayden, Lily and Andrew Bell; a special friend he called a son, Scott Hildebrand of St. Marys.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Ernest; five sisters, Luedna, Norma, Agnes, Veronica and Mary Lou.
He retired from National Cash Register Co., Dayton, after 36 years and was also retired from Schroeder Construction.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the European Theater during World War II, with 23 months of his three years of service on the frontlines.
He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Montezuma, National Cash Register 25-year club, Wolf Creek Rod and Gun Club, Dayton, South Shore Sportsman Club, the Lake Improvement Association, St. Marys, and was a lifetime member of the Celina American Legion Post 210.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Montezuma, with the Rev. James Dugal officiating. Burial with military rites will follow in St. Michael Cemetery in Fort Loramie.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home – Coldwater.
Memorials may be directed to the Mercer County Council on Aging, to Hospice of Dayton or to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.
Condolences may be left at Hogenkampfh.com.