Melvin J. Schultz, age 92, of Schaumburg, formerly of Northbrook and Maywood

Written by Brust Funeral Home on October 21st, 2019

American_Flag_x300Melvin J. Schultz, age 92, of Schaumburg, formerly of Northbrook and Maywood, died October 20, 2019 at Sunrise of Schaumburg.

Melvin  was the loving husband of the late Reta nee Miller; loving father of Ken (Joanne) of Schaumburg, and Charles; grandfather of Arica (Tyson) Vancil of Connecticut, Allison (Cory) Woodrich of Arlington Heights, Nicole (Michael) Woodrich of Schaumburg, Kyle, Kelsie, Michelle (Dave) Morawski of Chicago and Jacob; great-grandfather of Cory, Devin, Daniela, Mike, Emerson, Harrison and Eleanor.

Melvin grew up in Maywood and attended Proviso High School, graduating in 1945.  He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and served in WWII and the Korean War.

Melvin was the former head of National Advertising and Catalogue Sales at Sears & Roebuck Company.  He was a former President of the Chicago Advertising Club.

Mel was an accomplished artist.  He enjoyed camping, fishing and poker.  He stayed friends with his Proviso High School group “The Buddies” for all of his life.

Graveside services will be held at North Northfield Cemetery, Northbrook, Illinois.

Arrangements by Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard.  Visit www.brustfuneralhome.com or call 888-629-0094 for information.

 

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