John R. Schultz, age 65, of Park Falls, WI, formerly of McFarland and Monroe, died from sudden cardiac arrest on July 11, 2022 at Marshfield Medical Center in Weston, WI. John was born on March 2, 1957 in Appleton, the son of LeRoy and Inez (Schuler) Schultz. John was a 1975 graduate of Monroe High School where he played basketball. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education from U.W. Oshkosh, John taught and coached basketball in Juda for a few years. He moved to McFarland and established Cancun Painting before becoming and independent contractor. He most recently had worked for FedEx and has resided in Park Falls the last several years. John was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed cutting wood, biking, riding his ATV, and fishing at his cabin on Pike Lake.
He is survived by a brother, Jerry (Kathy) Schultz of Racine; a sister, Judy (Jack Titter) Schultz of Melrose, WI; two nephews, Martin (Jackie) Schultz, Nathan (Cass) Schultz; five great-nieces and nephews; and two cousins, Becky (Scott) Feldt and Doug (LuAnn) Stricker. John will also be missed by the many friends who he considered family. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of John’s life will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022, at 11:30 a.m., at the Newcomer Funeral Home, Monroe, followed by a luncheon at the Monroe Moose Lodge. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, August 6, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Inurnment will be in Dutch Hollow Cemetery. A memorial fund will be established in John’s name. Condolences may be shared at www.newcomerfuneralhome.net