|(Monday - January
04, 2021) - Leo E. Schuls, age 95, of Iron Mountain, passed away on
Thursday, December 31, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center in Midland,
Leo was born September 4, 1925, in Kingsford, son of
the late Earl and Christine (Pronto) Schuls. He grew up in Kingsford and
was a graduate of Kingsford High School, class of 1952. Following
graduation, he proudly served in the United States Navy from 1943 until
his honorable discharge in 1946. Leo was a proud WWII veteran. He
married Nancy Corsi on June 28, 1947, in Iron Mountain at the Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church, of which he was a long-time member. Nancy
preceded him in death on September 13, 2020. Leo worked for Clairmont
Trucking Company for 22 years before retiring.
He loved being in
the outdoors, fishing, snowmobiling with his daughter, hunting mule
deer, whitetail deer, and antelope in Colorado as well as pheasant in
South Dakota. Leo was a past member of the Paisano Club and a member of
Occhiettis' Camp for many years.
Survivors include his daughter,
Linda Kay Erickson of Midland; one grandson, Ian (Kay) Erickson of Fort
Collins, Colorado; one great-granddaughter, Wren Katherine Erickson; two
nephews and three nieces.
In addition to his parents and wife,
Nancy; Leo was preceded in death by three sisters, Bernice Eisold,
Beatrice Bryngelson and LaVerne Vincent.
A memorial service will
be announced in the spring. Burial will take place in Cemetery Park in
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The family has chosen the Jacobs
Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iron Mountain to honor Leo's
legacy of life.