William E Schulz, 68, of Springfield, IL, formerly of Gillespie, IL died at Heritage Health of Carlinville, Carlinville, IL on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 4:30pm. He was born March 4, 1949, in Litchfield, IL to Curt Schulz & Rosemary (Long) Schulz Huber. He was retired after having been a security guard for the State of Illinois. William was a graduate of the Gillespie High School Class of 1967. He was a veteran of the US Army after having served from 1967-1970. He was a member of the NRA. He is survived by his brother, Richard E. "Dick" Schulz (Spouse, Young Ja Schulz) of Edwardsville, IL, sister, Helen J. (Spouse, Harold) Conlee of Atwater, IL, 4 nieces, 1 nephew, 2 great nieces and 4 great nephews. William was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Eleanor Sandergaard & brother, Jim Schulz. Private family services will be held. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie, IL. Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society or Central Illinois Food Bank. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
Charitable donations may be made to:
American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Central Illinois Food Bank
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