On Tuesday August 10th, our beloved father, brother, and grandfather, Marion “Dutch” Alonzo Shultz, 75, went home to be with the Lord.
Marion was a kind hearted, sweet soul. No one was ever a stranger to him. He was born on June 4th 1946 in Peru, Indiana. He resided in Mexico, Indiana.
Marion had two children with Connie Shultz/Grenfell. He is survived by his daughter, Dana Marie Taylor, and his son, Jamie Allen Shultz; three grandchildren, Nathaniel Williams, Charley and Ezra Taylor; sisters, Joyce Midkiff (Bobby), and Carolyn “Sue” Case of Peru; and a brother, Milton "Bud" Shultz (Judy) of Peru.
He was preceded in death by his father, Luther, his mother, Carrie Shultz, and a sister, Fawntella Reddy.
Marion was retired from the N&W Railroad as an Engineer and also Classico Seating. He was a Vietnam Veteran, who served 18 months in the United States Army, and was awarded 3 purple hearts.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street Peru, IN. Funeral service will follow at 6pm. Military service will be provided by the Miami County Military Rites Team. Burial will take place on Friday, August 20th, at Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Indiana.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com
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