Frank L. Shultz, Jr.
Msgt. Frank L. Shultz, Jr (Dutch) (USAF RET), age 81, of Cassville, Missouri passed away Monday, March 1, 2021 at his home.
Sgt. Shultz was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 18, 1939 to Frank L. Shultz, Sr and Bertha E. (Faltz) Shultz.
He attended school in Kansas City, never graduated but he received his GED from the state of Missouri after joining the United States Air Force on the 19th of November 1956. Sgt. Shultz was a twenty year veteran of the USAF and a veteran of The Vietnam War. He was awarded the following awards: Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal with two Bronze loops, USAF Good Conduct Medal with three oak leaf clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, United States Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. He served via permanent change of station and temporary duties in France, England, Germany, Guam, Greece, Turkey and India but visited many more nations, retiring from the Air Force in 1976.
Following his time in the Air Force Sgt. Shultz was employed by the FMC Machinery Corporation in San Jose, California for four years, the Pettebone Corporation in Irving, Texas for a year and then the Lockheed Martin Corporation in Fort Worth, Texas for eighteen years, retiring in 2002.
On December 12, 1988 in Fort Worth, Texas he was united in marriage to Mary Louise (Curbo, Edmondson, Bucannan) who preceded him in death on April 20,2017. Also preceding him in death were his parents; two sisters and three brothers.
Surviving are three daughters, Lori Kay Dadgari of Fort Worth, Texas, Lisa Gay Ivey of Skiatook, Oklahoma and Lei Ann Peace of Alvord, Texas; two grandsons, Ryan A. Dadgari of Fort Worth, Texas and Lane Peace of Alvord, Texas; one niece, Vicky Young of Springfield, Oregon; one stepson, Roy Frank Edmondson of Cassville, Missouri; two stepdaughters, Rachel Edmondson of Cassville, Missouri and Sherry Johnson of Exeter, Missouri; one step-grandson, William Edmondson and one step-granddaughter, Cathrine Edmondson.
His motto was “No good turn goes unpunished.”
No services are scheduled at this time. Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.
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