Mt. Vernon Register-News


February 8, 2013

Wilma Shurtz


Wilma Lucille Shultz, 96, of Racine, Ohio, passed away at her residence at 8:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013.

She was born April 15, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mila Gaither Ramsey. She retired from being a private nurse in Palm Springs, Calif. She attended the Racine Baptist Church.

Wilma is survived by her daughter-in-law, Marilyn Sue Foster, Athens, Ohio; grandchildren, Stephanie Sue Foster, Athens, Ohio, Timothy Carson (Mical) Foster, Brooklyn, N.Y., Bridget Darice (Gale Talley) Kelley, Racine, Ohio, Bradley Allen Kelley, Racine, Ohio, and Travis Eugene (Christy) Kelley, Mt. Vernon; five great-grandchildren, Jody Lynne (Jeff) Williamson, Amy Dawn (Chad Treffert) King, Caleb Paul Kelley, Brooklynn Paulette Kelley, and Travis Robert Kelley; seven great-great grandchildren, Jordan Williamson, Jacob Williamson, Javin Ewing, Maylynn Williamson, Elektra Treffert, Platinum Treffert, and Lucian Treffert. Step-daughters, Trudy (Darrell) Hillyard, Independence, Kan., and San- dra Workman, Tulsa, Okla., stepson, Kevin (Wanda) Shultz, Land O' Lakes, Fla., one niece Sharon Darice (Lee) Beavers, Mesa, Ariz. and numerous great-nieces and great- nephews also survive.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband, Waldo Emerson Foster; her second husband, Dr. Lester J. Walton; and her third husband, Lester Clarence Shultz; two sons, Ted J. Foster, and Carson Eugene Foster; a daughter, Barbara Kay Kelley and her husband Paul Kelley; a grandson, Theodore Kevin Foster who passed away in infancy; a granddaughter, Tracy Jean Daugherty; a sister, Helen Burkhart, and a niece, Peggy Mays.

In keeping with Wilma’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral services. A private memorial will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made in Wilma’s memory to the Holzer Hospice 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, 45631. Cremeens Funeral Home, Racine, Ohio, is entrusted with Wilma's arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensfuneralhomes. com.


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