William E. ‘Bill’ Shultz

William E. “Bill” Shultz, 73, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at his home.

He was born Sept. 3, 1940, in Tiffin, to Clarence A. and Martha B (Lucius) Shultz.

Survivors include a brother, Robert (Mary) Shultz of Tiffin; four sisters, Barbara (Donald) Roberts, Betty (Martin) Findley and Nancy (Paul) Kanney, all of Tiffin, and Rita Smidutz of Findlay; many nieces and nephews; and close friend, Steve Spader.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, William J. Shultz in 1993; two brothers, Louis R. Shultz and infant, Alfred Shultz; and two sisters, Rosemary Zachdary and Joan Welborn.

Bill was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, and served in the United States Navy during Vietnam from January 1959 to July 1968 where he earned a national defense service medal. He retired from UPS after 30 years and was a member of Tiffin Ohio Radio Control Models Club and Izaak Walton League. He was an amateur photographer and won various awards for his work, also was a line dance instructor, enjoyed woodworking and drag racing at Norwalk. Bill was a NASCAR and sports fan, loved the Ohio State Buckeyes and was a “True American.”

His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-2424, with the Rev. Kishore Kottana officiating. There will be no burial.

Friends may visit and share stories with the family from 1 p.m. until the time of his funeral Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin, or Community Hospice Care.

Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.

William E. ‘Bill’ Shultz

William E. “Bill” Shultz, 73, of Tiffin, died Sunday, Nov.17, 2013, at his home.

Arrangements are pending with Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory.