Lillian E. Schultz


Lillian E. Schultz age 102 of Fremont

Died Tuesday July 9, 2019 at home.


Lillian was born January 8, 1917 in Cortland, Nebraska to Paul and Anna ‘During’ Schultz.  She grew up in Cortland,  graduated from Cortland Public Schools and Nebraska Wesleyan University.  She received her Masters Degree from Northwestern University.  Lillian taught at Central School, District #50 of Gage County(south of Cortland), Milford, Tekamah and finished her career in Fremont teaching typing and shorthand for 34 years, retiring from Fremont High School in 1980.


After Lillian retired she enjoyed volunteering at May Museum and traveling the world with her sister Pearl.  Together they also taught English as a Second Language and also a U.S. History class for those taking their citizenship test.  Lillian was a member of Fremont First UMC.


Survived by her family Rod and Eileen Douglass, Jeannene Douglass, Brian, Ashley and Soren Douglass; Megan and John Aylward


She was preceded in death by her sisters Viola Douglass and Pearl Schultz and half brother Jacob Schultz.


The funeral will be 10am Saturday at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel Fremont, with Chaplain Sarah James.  Burial will be 2pm at Cortland Cemetery.  Visitation will be 5-8pm Friday at the funeral home in Fremont.  Memorials to Fremont Public Schools Foundation or Samaritans Purse.


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