ROGER EUGENE SCHULTZ, 77, of Tempe Arizona October 12, 1936 – June 17, 2014 Roger was born in Adeline, IL to Elmer and Violet (Motter) Schultz where he raised hogs for the local 4-H. He married the love of his life, Jeanne (Reichenbach) Schultz on June 18, 1955. They raised four daughters and then set out on a new adventure. They left the cold behind and moved to Arizona. They managed mobile home parks and made many happy memories and cherished friends along the way.
Roger was instrumental in organizing a luncheon each year to honor the local Firefighters and Paramedics and provide them with a small donation on behalf of the park residents for the services they provide.
Roger is predeceased by his parents, Elmer and Violet (Motter) Schultz, his brother Wayne Schultz and his wife of 46 years, Jeanne. He is survived by four daughters, Barbara Creger, Rockford, IL, Catherine Madison, Peoria, AZ, Cynthia Feldman (Ric), Rockford, IL and Deborah Dreger (Doug) Rockford, Illinois. His eight (8) grandchildren include Sarah Barnes, Shari Olson, David Hendrickson, Justin Olson, Erin Dreger, Emily Madison, Adam Dreger and Alyssa Madison. Roger has ten (10) great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life Memorials will be held on July 13th from 3-5 pm at Contempo Tempe Mobile Home Park, 2609 W. Southern Ave., Tempe, AZ where Roger served as Manager for many years. An additional Celebration of Life will also be held in IL on July 6th from 1-4 pm at 8141 Huber Road, Belvidere, IL 61008.
Contributions in Roger’s memory may be made to Fire Station #2, 3025 S. Hardy Dr. Tempe, AZ 85282 in lieu of flowers.