Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Robert K. Schultz
Decorated Marine Corps Veterans And U.S. Postal Service Retiree
Age 69
Born: March 3, 1949   Died: June 24, 2018

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Robert K. Schultz, age 69, of Lorain, passed away peacefully at the Ames Family Hospice on Sunday June 24, 2018. Born in Ipswich, Massachusetts on March 3, 1949, Bob had been a long-time resident of Lorain.

Following his graduation from Admiral King High School, he joined the United States Marine Corps and fulfilled duty assignments as a Private First Class Mortar Specialist in Southeast Asia. He was the recipient of two Purple Hearts, the National Defense Service Medal, the Viet Nam Campaign Medal, the Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, the Vietnam Service Medal with one Star, the Combat Action Medal, and the Rifle Marksmanship Badge. He was a member of Elmer Johnson Post # 118 of the American Legion in Amherst as well as Mullen-Murray VFW Post # 451 in Lorain.

Bob was most recently employed as a clerk in the Amherst Branch of the United States Postal Service. He retired in 1989 following a career that spanned more than a quarter century.

A member of the American-Croatian Club and Knights of Columbus, he was also a motorcycle enthusiast who was well known and respected for building and fabricating competition Harley Davidsons;  He was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and enjoyed restoring CJ-Series Jeeps in his free time.

Survivors include his daughter Kimberly Wynn of Sheffield, Pennsylvania, two grandchildren, niece Vicki Schultz, and nephew Richard Schultz, Jr.





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Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Funeral services will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral chapel with Chaplain Jeff Sweitzer, Spiritual Care Coordinator for the Hospice of the Western Reserve officiating. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park where military honors will be conducted by the Amherst Veterans Military Honor Guard.

Please make donations to:

Either the Ames Family Hospice, the Wounded Warrior Project, or the Amherst Veterans Military Honor Guard.