Keith D. Schulze


Keith Douglas Schulze ascended to be with his Lord on Saturday, February 08, 2020, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL. Following a long and difficult battle with cancer he lived to the age of 56 years.

He was born on May 23, 1963, in Camden County , NJ, the son of Gerald and Zella (nee Wofford) Schulze.

On December 15, 2005, he married Debra Kay Bender who survives in Highland, IL.

He was a member of Christian Motorcycle Association.

Keith was a driver for Trans United of Indiana and took great pleasure in crossing the states from coast to coast many times, making many friends along the way. Keith was of great faith, making his profession of faith in his Savior and was baptized at an early age. He had a strong desire to become a minister and being a “people person” it is assured he is getting reacquainted with his mother and grandparents and a heavenly host of new friends.

Survivors include :
Father – Gerald K. Schulze, Knoxville, TN
Step Mother – Patsy Marguerite Schulze, Knoxville, TN
Wife – Debra Kay Schulze nee Bender, Highland, IL
Sister – Venita Michelle (Samuel) Sellers, Strawberry Plains, TN
Sister – Theresa A. Schulze Parrott, Chattanooga, TN
Step Child – Justina (Otis) Sharp, Highland, IL
Step Child – Christopher Goth, Highland, IL
Step Child – Joshua Kamp, ., MO
Step Child – Emily Bloomfield (Fiance Brendan Ohren), Bloomington, IL
Step Grandchildren – Seven .
Nieces and Nephews – Several .

He was preceded in death by :
Mother – Zella Mae Schulze Wasko nee Wofford

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Celebration of Life Services will be at 6:30 PM on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at Highland Hope United Methodist Church in Highland, IL.

Interment will be at a later date at McCubbins Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Family or Highland Animal Shelter.

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