Susan Kaye Schultz, 59, of Bible Grove died Sunday, July 19, 2015 in the emergency room at Scotland County Hospital.
She was born the daughter of Raymond Mason and Mary Anne (Stephens) Dryden on August 19, 1955 in Newton, KS.
Susie married to Charles “Pete” Schultz on May 13, 1980 in Memphis. He survives.
The Schultz’s lived in Gorin before moving to Keokuk, where they resided for 15 years where Susie worked as a day-care provider and the family took in foster children. She enjoyed taking care of children. Susie cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed flowers.
The family moved to Bible Grove in 2001.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Pete, of the home; children, Stephanie (Terrance) Dash of Deltona, FL, Charles Jr. (Lisa) Schultz and Gwendolyn Schultz of Keokuk; Laura Jean Schultz and Donal Schultz of the home, and Danielle (Jared) Smeltser of Wayland; a sister, Carol Dryden of Memphis; a brother, Raymond Dryden of California; grandchildren – Stephen, Christopher, Isaac, Jordan, Bianca and Henry; numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 23 at the First Christian Church in Memphis with Pastor Jack Sumption officiating. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Our hearts are heavy with the loss of Sue from the family. Our thoughts, love, and prayers are with our son Pete, their children and grandchildren.
Much love and God Bless to each of you.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May you find peace in knowing that she is with our heavenly father. This is not a goodbye but rather a see you later. Sending our deepest sympathy and love, David, Betty, Bradley, Alyssa and Dakota
Even today our hearts are still heavy. We miss our mother, my father his wife, her siblings their sister and her friends, their friend. Things truly have not been the same and never will be, but things have moved on, as life always will, And no matter the struggles we made a promise to our beloved Susan, my beloved mother, that we would be okay. That we would continue despite the pain, and so we have. Things could be better, but they could also be much worse.
We miss our mother. She had a shine and a bigger heart than any of us.
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