Barbara E. Schultz, age 66, of Escanaba, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. She was born on December 7, 1953 in Bloomsburg, PA, the daughter of Donald W. and Lucille I. (Henricks) Carter. Barbara was raised and attended school in Bloomsburg, PA. She met her future husband, Jerry Schultz while he was serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. The former Barbara Carter married Jerry on January 15, 1972 in Bloomsburg, PA. Together, the couple shared 48 years of marriage and raised 3 sons, Doyle, Stephen, and John. Barbara and Jerry relocated to Escanaba in March of 1972. They resided in Wells for 16 years and Escanaba for 13 years. Barbara was a loving homemaker where she cared for her husband and sons. She worshiped at Calvary Baptist Church in Escanaba and the Bark River Bible Church. Barbara enjoyed coloring and visiting with her family and friends as they meant the world to her.
Barbara E. Schultz is survived by her husband, Jerry of Escanaba; 3 sons, Doyle Schultz of PA, Stephen (Hope) Schultz of Coco, FL, and John Schultz of CA; brother, Dan; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Carol and Shirley.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, July 2, 2020 at the Bark River Bible Church in Bark River. Funeral services celebrating the life of Barbara will follow at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, with Pastor Brad Cochrane officiating. Burial will take place in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery.
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