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In Memory of Francis T. "Frank" Schulte


1:00-4:00pm on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 1010 Newton Street in Baldwin, WI

Francis Theodore “Frank” Schulte, age 84 of Baldwin, WI, died on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Frank was born August 23, 1931 in Minneapolis, MN to parents Edward and Margaret Ann (McShane) Schulte. After graduating St. Paul Park High School, Frank enlisted in the United States Navy, where he honorably served from 1951-1955.

Frank served aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard, the USS Bennington, and the USS Leyte, and was even assigned to a presidential detail for Harry S. Truman. During his time in the Navy, Frank also participated in bodybuilding and boxing. Frank worked as a millwright for many years with General Electric in Hudson. Outside of work, Frank enjoyed fishing, playing harmonica, building model airplanes, flying remote control airplanes, restoring boats, and working on cars.

Frank is survived by his former spouses, Gloria Schulte and Charlotte Halpin; three children, Holly Schulte, Shane McQuay, and Shelly (Joe) Narog; three step-children, Todd (Aleah) Hamilton, Trevor (Rick) Hamilton-Hennen, and Tammy (Mouse) Punches; ten grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; his brother, Bobby Schulte; as well as other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Mike and Ed; and sisters, Elaine, Rita, and Wilda.

A visitation honoring the life of Frank Schulte will be held from 1:00-4:00pm on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 1010 Newton Street in Baldwin, WI. Military honors paying tribute to Frank’s service in the Navy will take place at 4:00pm. A private family burial will be held at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the discretion of the family. Services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Baldwin, WI. 715-684-3434

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    • Sorry for the loss of your Dad and loved one. When I saw Uncle Frank last I was surprised how much my brother John looked like him – like Grandma. All good looking with great smiles! It’s hard to let these guys go, but thankfully we will meet again. Take Care, Love Amy