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Wallace C. Schuldt “Wally”, age 87, of Mounds View, MN passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 with his family by his side. He was a man of great faith and a fierce prayer warrior. His hope was in the grace of God through his savior Jesus Christ. He was deeply devoted to Janet, his wife of 60 years and his family who brought him much joy and fulfillment.
Wally is survived by wife, Janet (nee Peters), daughters, Julie (Mike) Bateman, Nancy (Paul) Titus, Carole (Brent) Peterson, Debbie (Jon) Brandes; grandchildren, Justin Titus, Abby Bateman, Jesse Titus, Megan (Jon) Zeldenrust, Emily Titus, Hannah (Jake) Snyder, Grace Titus, Alec Bateman, Joseph Peterson, Jessica Peterson, Ellie Brandes, Luke Brandes, Jack Wallace Brandes; great-grandchildren, Theodore and Micah Zeldenrust and Annella Snyder; sister, Elaine LaRue; brother, Arlen (Marge) Schuldt; like-a-brother, Herbert Norden. He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Caroline Schuldt; brother-in-law, Gene LaRue; like-a-sister, Shirley Norden.
Wally was born and raised in Clear Lake, MN. He graduated from Clear Lake High School (where he still holds the record for most points scored in a basketball game) and enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served for four years primarily aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown aircraft carrier during the Korean War. He continued his education at the University of Minnesota and Brown Institute. His career was in manufacturing engineering and plant management. Wally was also a volunteer fire fighter for 21 years at the Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View fire department.
After Wally’s military service, he returned to MN and married Janet in 1959. They eventually settled in Mounds View, MN where they resided for 60 years. Wally loved fishing, hunting, golfing, sudoku and the Minnesota Twins. He was an active member of Messiah Lutheran Church.
Visitation 5-8 PM Tues. at Miller Funeral Home, 6210 Hwy 65 NE, Fridley 763-571-1300. Funeral service Weds. 11 AM with visitation one hour prior at Messiah Lutheran Church., 2848 County Rd H2, Mounds View. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Sharing and Caring Hands of Mpls, MN (sharingandcaringhands.org.)
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