The Edmond Sun

June 10, 2013

Nancy Dorene Schulz


The Edmond Sun

EDMOND —     Nancy Dorene Schulz, 78, of Edmond, Okla., passed away June 7, 2013 in Edmond.  She was born January 17, 1935 in Clay Center, Kan., to Orin Jacob and Gwendolyn Jewell (Bray) Absher.  She attended schools in Topeka, Kan., and graduated from Topeka High School in 1953.  She married Fred Schulz at Euclid Methodist Church in Topeka on October 14, 1956.

    Nancy worked as a secretary for the Lubbock Independent School District for many years, and was a secretary and coordinator for the Texas Computers Education Association.  She later retired from JC Penney’s as a secretary for a buyer.  Nancy was a long time member of the Lions Club and was named a Lifetime Member of the Lions Children’s Club in 1998.  She was named Lion of the Year in 1999.

    Nancy is survived by her three sons, Bobby of Cedar Hills, Texas, Russell of Edmond, and Edward of Lubbock, Texas; brother, Wilbur Absher of Meridian, Idaho; sisters, LaVerne Webster of Colorado Springs, Colo., Shirley Cormack of Lawrence, Kan., and Carol Stafford of Byron, Ga.;  granddaughter Nicole of Edmond, and several nieces and nephews.  

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred LaVerne Schulz and daughter Dawn Rachelle Schulz Dykes.

    Services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Matthews Funeral Home in Edmond, OK.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Susan G. Komen Foundation.