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Harold D. Schulz
Brodhead - Harold D. Schulz, age 87, of Brodhead, passed away on Monday, August 3, 2009, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home, Brodhead. He was born on September 29, 1921 in Buckeye Township, Stephenson County, Illinois, the son of Lester and Mabel (Clarno) Schulz. His first marriage was to Mary Ann Keppler. They later divorced and he married Pauline Jensen Cooley on August 29, 1977 in Rockford, IL.

Harold graduated from Monticello High School and had farmed in the Monticello area for several years. He was the Street Superintendent in Monticello, moving to Brodhead in 1970 where was also was a Street Superintendent for 16 years.. He had been a former Brodhead City Councilman and was on the Green County Board for 16 years. He was a World War II Army Veteran, a member of Brodhead American Legion Post 197, VFW Post 6858, and 40 et 8. He also was a member of The National Rehabilitation Commission Advisory Board.

He is survived by his wife, Pauline, Brodhead, three daughters, Carol (Al) Schneider, Brodhead, Shirl Hedeen, Louisville, KY, Donna (Gene) Visher, Bluffdale, UT, two step-sons, Terry Cooley, Boulder, CO, Tom Cooley, Brodhead, two sisters, Kathryn Grenzow, Monticello, WI, Elaine Maurermann, Monroe, a sister-in-law, Mary Schulz, Monroe, a grandson, Chad Hedeen, CA, a granddaughter, Mandie Visher, UT, step- grandchildren, Randy and Regina Cooley, Brodhead, Scott. Sara. Emily, and Brian Cooley, all of CO, step great-grandchildren, Hillary and Hannah Cooley, Brodhead, and Addie Cooley, CO. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Marion, Paul, and Lester Schulz, two sisters, Ruth Stauffer, Doris Ziltner, and a daughter-in-law, Sherry Cooley.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2009, at 10:30 a.m., at the D.L. NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, BRODHEAD, WI, with Cal Schaver officiating. Burial will be in Afolkey Cemetery, Stephenson County, IL. Visitation will be held Friday, August 7, 2009, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.