Funeral services for Sandra (Mrs. Elder) Schultz age 82 of Wisner, NE will be on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wisner, NE with Pastor Jared Hartman officiating. Socially distanced seating by households will be observed. Interment will be in the Wisner Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is handling the arrangements for the family. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to St. Jude's Children's Hospitals 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, or to a charity of the donor's choice in Sandra's name.
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Sandy passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020 at the Colonial Haven Nursing Home in Beemer, NE.
Sandra JoAnne Schultz was born on May 4, 1938 at home in Lyons, NE to Raymond and Elva (Crosby) Christensen. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lyons Methodist Church. Sandra attended high school and worked part-time in two cafes before graduating from Lyons High School in 1956. After graduation, she moved to California to work at a telephone company. Sandra returned to Lyons and met Elder Schultz at the Lyons Park Skating Rink.
On October 25, 1959, she was united in marriage to Elder Schultz in Lyons, NE. They moved to California, where she was a homemaker and mother. Their first two daughters were born there. In 1963, the moved back to Wisner to farm and had two more children. In 1973, they moved to Elder’s parents farm and farmed. Sandra did a lot of gardening, canning, cooking, and sewing. After Darla was born she began a home day care, for 32 years retiring in 2015.
Sandra was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wisner. She enjoyed reading, sewing, puzzles, and playing with her younger grandchildren.
Husband-Elder Schultz of Wisner, NE
Children and their families-
Tamie and Allen Tramp of Lincoln, NE and daughters-Tori and Tessa Tramp
Terie and Tim Barth of Pilger, NE and family-Bridget Barth, Jacob and Molly Barth, Caleb Barth, Mikaela and Darrin Davis and children-Micah, Jonah, Beniah and Jemmah
Tracy and Walter Starr of Amarillo, TX and family- Jesse Starr, Levi Starr, Samuel Starr, Ruthie Starr, Evie Starr and daughter-Dakota
Dean Schultz of Wisner, NE and daughter-Zoey Schultz
Darla and Shawn Servi of Lincoln, NE and children- Mila, Rowan and Ryder Servi
Sandra was preceded in death by her parents-Raymond and Elva Christensen, and siblings-Wendell Christensen, Dorthea Beck, Delbert Christensen, and David Christensen.