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Elberta Schultice 1929-2009


Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 9/19/2009 at 20:18:03

Elberta Schultice

Elberta Shultice, 80, passed away Wednesday August 20, 2009 at her home. Funeral services were held Monday, August 24 at Bethany Reformed Church, 720 NE 52nd Avenue, Des Moines, with Rev. Todd Rempe officiating. Burial followed at Bondurant Cemetery.

Elberta was born June 19, 1929 in Waterville, the daughter of Dr. Jacob and Ella Deal. Elberta was baptized, confirmed at the East Paint Creek Lutheran Church, Waterville. December 21, 1957 she married Richard Shultice. They moved to his farm home at Bondurant, where they have resided ever since. They adopted two children, Steven and Pamela.

Upon graduation from Waterville High School, she attended Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN. She also studied at the Art Institute, Northwestern University in Chicago and Iowa State Teachers College. She graduated from Drake University in Des Moines, where she continued her studies, getting 21 graduate hours in the field of Early Childhood Education. She taught at Anamosa, Waukon, and Bondurant, with her longest term at the Saydel School District, where she taught for 23 years.

She was a member of the NEA, ISEA, and Chapter MC of the PEO Sisterhood in Altoona. Elberta loved to read, travel and do counted cross stitch.

Elberta is survived by her husband, Richard; a son, Steven; a daughter, Pamela; four grandchildren, Stephanie Shultice, Jacob Knutson, Sydney Anderson and Kaitlin Shultice; three great-grandchildren, Kasey, Riley and Lilly; a sister, Ina Pederson of Waterville; a brother, Jacob Deal of Renton, WA; and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Marlin Deal.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Reformed Church, Des Moines.

Waukon, Iowa's newspaper, THE STANDARD, September 2, 2009. Contributor is not related and has no further information.


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