Services for George L. Schulz, 72, of Bellville, were conducted Tuesday, February 14, 2006 at 10 a.m. at Sts. Peter &Paul Catholic Church in Bellville with the Rev. Tim Bucek celebrating the Funeral Mass and Rite ofCommittal. Interment was at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Industry. Schulz died February 10, 2006 at home with family members by his side. Born June 23, 1933 in Houston, George Leslie Schulz was one of three children born to Edard B. Schulz and Edna Ahern Schulz. On April 21, 1967 he married Maryann Perley in Houston with ceremony at St. Ambrose Catholic Church. Schulz attended Sam Houston High School in Houston and studied music at St. Mary's Seminary in Houston. He went on to serve as principal at St. Ambrose Parochial School and served as choir master and organist at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Houston. In 1981 Schulz and family moved to Bellville. He served as principal at the elementary schools in Industry and Bellville before his retirement in 1994. Schulz also served as organist and choir master at the catholic churches in Wharton, Hempstead and Brenham, respectivly, and he also taught Latin at Faith Academy in Bellville. George was a member of the Austin County Chorale, Bellville Historical Society and Industry Knights of Columbus. His greatest contribution was being a devoted and loving husband and father. Survivors include his wife -- Maryann Schulz of Bellville; sons -- Captain Gerhard Schulz and wife Monique of Columbus; Georgia, Karl E. Schulz of Bellville; granddaughter Jordyn Ashleigh Schulz; and nephew Edward B. Schulz and wife Janis of Houston. Schulz was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Sr. and Edna Schulz; his brother, Edward B. Schulz Jr.; and his sister, Marjorie McKinstry. The family expressed grateful appreciation to the Brazos Valley Hospice and memorials can be made to Hospice, 302 E. Ble Bell Rd., Brenham, TX, 77833-2406. Arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, Bellville.
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