2021ObituariesJosephine Schultz

September 17, 2021by SealeUser11

June 12, 1929 ~ September 16, 2021

Josephine Schultz, widow of Robert Schultz and mother of 3, died peacefully at her home on Sept. 16, 2021, surrounded by family. She was 92. Josephine was born June 12, 1929, in Milo, Missouri, to Fannie and Joseph Eisenhouer. She was the last direct member of her branch of the Eisenhouer family that included an ancestor from Pennsylvania who fought in the Revolutionary War. She was a distant cousin of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Josephine was valedictorian of her class in Sheldon, Missouri. She attended business school in Kansas City, Missouri, and she worked for the Missouri welfare department until she married Robert Schultz on June 24, 1951. For more than 16 years, they traveled throughout the U.S. as Bob worked on numerous pipelines from California to New York. They settled in Denham Springs in 1969. She enjoyed square dancing with Bob, sewing, coin collecting, playing dominoes, jigsaw puzzles and doting on her grandchildren. Her daily routine included reading Smiley Anders’ column and watching Jeopardy. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Denham Springs. She is survived by her son, Bruce Schultz of Lafayette, twin daughters Carol Spruell of Baton Rouge and Caren Amacker of Walker; grandchildren Kyle Amacker and his wife Maegan, of Canby, Oregon; Hillary Spruell of New Orleans, Robert Spruell and Elizabeth Spruell, both of Baton Rouge; great grandchildren Andrew Kyle Amacker, Annabelle Mae Amacker and Adeline Jo Amacker, all of Canby, Oregon. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, brothers J.B. “Bunch” Eisenhouer and Howard Eisenhouer; daughter-in-law Loretta Schultz. Special thanks to caregiver Alexis Domingue.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First Methodist Church, Denham Springs, with visitation from noon until the services.  Proper masking will be required. Burial at Denham Springs Memorial Cemetery. Instead of flowers, donations can be sent to Catholic Charities, 1900 S. Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 or www.CatholicCharitiesBR.org.

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11 comments

  • Karen Moore

    October 7, 2021 at 5:58 pm

    Family,
    Time will heal the broken hearted, and memories will soothe the soul- everlasting.
    With Sympathy and Prayer
    Yours in Christ,

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  • Roy Dare

    September 21, 2021 at 12:29 am

    So sorry for your loss. I know her heavenly rewards are there waiting on her. I wish we could have seen this part of the family more. Anne and I did visit St James cemetery this spring to be reminded of the Eisenhower legacy.
    Comfort in this time of sorrow.

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  • Brian Chiasson

    September 20, 2021 at 8:03 pm

    My deepest sympathies to your family, she was a real nice lady I have known since my childhood and she always asked about how I was doing.

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  • Debbie (Mulvaney) Neuberger and Mickey Mulvaney

    September 20, 2021 at 2:32 am

    Our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the passing of “Miss Jo” Mom and I very much enjoyed receiving her Christmas letter telling us how family is and has grown. She was a wonderful lady with a big heart. May all the memories you made and shared stay in your hearts forever.

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  • Jackie Strickland

    September 19, 2021 at 11:01 am

    Please know how sorry I am with your loss of “Miss Jo”. I will miss my special friend. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

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  • Gloria Gsbel

    September 18, 2021 at 2:51 pm

    Loved Jo! Paul and I square danced with Jo and Bob for many years! She had such a wonderful sense of humor!! Will miss her!

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  • Johnny Saichuk

    September 18, 2021 at 1:38 pm

    My deepest sympathies to you and your family Bruce. May she Rest In Peace. She was quite a lady.

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  • Grace Campbell

    September 17, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    She was a lovely lady. I will miss seeing her. Rest In Peace Miss Jo.

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  • Brenda Edwards

    September 17, 2021 at 11:18 pm

    Mrs. Jo was a beautiful lady, always cheerful, and a true friend to all. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers with love.
    Barbara & DC Ballard and
    Brenda & Jimmy Edwards.

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  • Anita Conrade

    September 17, 2021 at 10:43 pm

    Farewell to a lady who always treated me with love and kindness in the short time I had the privilege of knowing her.

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  • Jane Guidry

    September 17, 2021 at 9:22 pm

    She truly was a remarkable woman and the beauty in her heart always shown through that big smile of hers. I met her the first Sunday I went to First Methodist Church of Denham Springs and every week she said hello and welcome to us. Always looked like she had been dressed by a designer. She will be sorely missed. I’m so glad I got to see her on her 90th birthday and wish her well.

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