Funeral Service for Thomas Schultz age 69 of Neligh, NE were 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 27, 2017 at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Clearwater, NE with Father James Kramper, Officiating. Visitation was 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the St. Theresa's Catholic Church with a 7:00 p.m. Wake Service. Burial was in St. Theresa's Catholic Church Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by Clearwater Legion Post #267 and Sons of American Legion and Legion Riders. Pallbearers were Jeff Pellatz, John Schultz III, James McCurley, Jeff Frank, Jim Miratsky, Stacy McCully, and Johnny Behnk. Honorary Pallbearers were Cindy Behnk, Anne Funk, Maggie Miratsky, Sarah Schultz, Dawn McCully, and Billie Lewis. Tom passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh, NE. Condolences may be directed to the family at
Thomas Joseph Schultz was born on July 21, 1947 to John and Frances (Schnabel) Schultz at Clearwater, NE. He grew up rural Clearwater and graduated with the Class of 1965 from Neligh High School. Tom enlisted in the United States Air Force on September 15, 1965 at Omaha, Nebraska and was discharged on February 2, 1967 from Memphis, TN. While in the service he was in a car accident which made him disabled since his accident in 1966. He returned to the family farm and lived there until moving to Neligh in 2001. Tom liked his football whether it was pro or college, nascar racing, and drinking coffee.
Survived by his siblings: Fred and Kathy Schultz of Clearwater, NE, Pat and Jerry Dempsey of Louisville, MS, Marian Pellatz of Neligh, Ne, and John and Jane Schultz of Oakdale, NE. Many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his grandparents and parents.