Victoria (Kozub) Schultz, age 96, passed away Dec. 31, 2017, at Homestead Living Care Center in Waunakee, Wis.
Vicky will be remembered for her sweet smile and kindness to all. She was born May 12, 1921, on the family farm near Hawkins, Wis. The seventh of eight children born to Frank and Victoria Kozub, Vicky was the first of her siblings to graduate from Hawkins High School. She moved to Milwaukee, and worked in both chocolate and hosiery factories. During World War II, Vicky enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) in 1945 and served 21 months as a U.S. Army Medical Technician at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Denver, Colorado.
Vicky married Grant Schultz of Glenwood City in 1947. They purchased a farm near Wilson, Wis., and built it into a large poultry farm operation. They moved to Pueblo West, Colorado, in 1971 where Vicky enjoyed an active retirement being involved with St. Paul the Apostle Church, Daughters of Isabella and VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Vicky loved the sunny climate of Colorado and enjoyed gardening, golfing, sewing and traveling. She was an avid Bridge, Pinochle, and 500 card player. Vicky returned to Wisconsin in 2001.
Vicky was preceded in death by her husband, Grant; her parents; six siblings; and 14 in-laws. She is survived by a son, Jon (Suzanne) Schultz; daughters, Jacalyn (Roger) Schultz, Paula (David) Schultz, and Rebecca (Kim) Harrington; grandchildren, Ron, Eric, Yelana, John, Peter, Svetlana, Alexandra, and Evgenia; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Georgia Erickson.
The family extends its gratitude to the loving staff at Homestead Living and Agrace HospiceCare. In lieu of gifts, a donation can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org; 2820 Walton Commons, Suite 132, Madison, WI 53718 or Agrace HospiceCare Foundation, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison 53711.
A May funeral and luncheon is planned at Saint Paul Believers Fellowship Church, St Paul, Minn., with a military burial at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Bloomington, Minn.
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