Beverly A. Schultz, 78, of Paynesville, died Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2019 at the Paynesville Evangelical Free Church near Paynesville. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday at the Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville and for one hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery near Paynesville.
Beverly Ann Schultz was born on June 30, 1940 on the family farm in Irving Township, the daughter of Clarence and Hazel (Kalkbrenner) Rud. She attended country grade school in District 24 and Paynesville High School, graduating in 1958. On June 18, 1960, Bev was united in marriage to Rodney F. Schultz at East Irving Mission Church. They made their home in Virginia while Rod served in the US Army until 1963 when they moved to Minneapolis. They later moved to Phoenix, AZ and returned to Minneapolis before retiring in 2005 and moving to Paynesville. Bev worked as a bookkeeper throughout her career for numerous companies.
Bev was a member of the Paynesville Evangelical Free Church. She enjoyed shopping, fishing and traveling with Rod.
Bev is survived by her husband, Rodney of 59 years; siblings, Robert (Elynor) Rud and Betty (Merlin) Cropp and numerous nieces and nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents; and siblings, Adeline Lang and Paul Rud.