Obituary: Elaine Schulz


Elaine K. Schulz, 95, a lifetime resident of Princeton, passed away on Nov. 6, 2019, at Manor Care in Davenport. Visitation was held Friday, Nov. 8, from 5-7 p.m. at Weerts Funeral Home. Services were held at 12 noon on Saturday, Nov. 9, also at the funeral home. Burial followed at Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed at

Elaine was born Jan. 13, 1924, in Princeton, to James and Amelia (Adair) Hirl. She graduated from Clinton High School. She was united in marriage to Charles “Darb” Schulz on Sept. 6, 1947, in Davenport. Her first job was pumping gas at their family-owned business (Hirl’s Standard Station). She owned and operated a hair salon in Princeton along with her sister. Later she worked at Boll’s General Store. Elaine was a member of Our Lady of The River Church. She loved playing bingo and making peanut brittle and chocolates at Christmas time, giving away more than she sold.

Survivors include her children, Jerry Schulz of Dewitt, Jan Schulz of Bettendorf, Sandra (Duane) Schulz of Princeton, and one granddaughter, Angela Brown of Davenport.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four sisters and one brother.


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