Mary Jane Louise Schultz

mary jane schultz
Mary Jane Schultz, age 72 of New Hampton, Iowa passed away at her home with her family by her side on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton with celebrant, Msgr. Carl Schmitt. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Hampton, IA. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 PM on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home with a 7:30 Scriptural Wake Service. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the funeral mass on Saturday. Online condolences for Mary Jane’s Family may be left at Memorials may be directed to the family. Mary Jane Louise Edson was born on June 8, 1945 to Vern and Marjorie (Taylor) Edson in Charles City, IA. Mary Jane attended school in New Hampton and graduated from Ossian De Salles High School. Upon graduating, she worked at Deco Manufacturing in Decorah. She moved back to New Hampton where she was married, then divorced. Mary Jane worked at St. Mary’s Catholic Church as a house keeper. Later she returned to Deco Manufacturing where she was employed for 26 years. Mary Jane was united in marriage to Eugene Schultz, Jr. on July 21, 2000 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Hampton. She enjoyed gardening and flowers, spending time with her grandchildren and being with her family. She was proud to drive semi-truck and powder puff stock cars. She was a member of Holy Family Parish and Rosary Society. Mary Jane is survived by her mother, Marjorie Hoffman; her husband, Eugene Schultz, Jr. both of New Hampton, IA; her children, Christine Vestal of Camden, NC; Matt (Amber) Gebel of Gladbrook, IA, Kipp (Christine) Gebel of Ida Grove, IA, Jim (Charity) Gebel of Moville, IA, Mindy (Albert) McDonald of Akron, IA, Tony (Donna) Gebel, Susie (Wayne) Troyna and Jodi (DJ) Njus all of New Hampton; 24 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Judy (Dave) Baltes of Oklahoma City, OK; brother, Vernon (LaVonne) Edson of Cedar Rapids, IA and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Vern Edson and one grandson, Vincent Vestal.

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  1. May the memories of your loved one console you in the next days. All our thoughts and prayers to Mary Jane’s family. David and Jeanne Roder

  2. My sympathy to Mary Jane’s family! Spent some years camping with them when the kids were small. Lots of fun!
    Prayers to Gene and the families!
    Jan and Lance Manson

  3. Dear Family of MaryJane,
    You have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother,grandmother.She was a caring ,loving person and will be missed by all. God Bless and we will keep your family in our prayers.
    Gloria & Brenda Parks

  4. I am so sorry for your loss, Mary touched a lot of people, I thankful for. Memories I have with her! Sending prayers to you all! Love Dawn

  5. I’m so sorry for your family’s loss. Hanging out at your house with Jim and Matt is one of my fond childhood memories. Your mom was a great lady. Sending thoughts and prayers for healing for all of you.

  6. To the family of Mary Jane: my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one, may your cherished memories bring you comfort in this difficult time

  7. You all all in my thoughts and prayers. Sorry for your loss. Your mom always had a smile and kind words. Sending my sympathy. Rana Rosonke Krawza

  8. My dearest condolences to Mary Jane’s family. She was a wonderful Godmother to me and I will always remember her smile. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  9. My sympathy and prayers to all of Mary Jane’s family. We had some great yrs as classmates at DeSales, Mary Jane will be remembered by her fellow “Falcons” as a special person. May her soul rest in peace.
    Dan Frommelt

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