Louise Jean Hermanson Schultz

April 23, 1924 — Aug. 17, 2018

Louise Jean Hermanson Schultz, 94, of Winamac, formerly of Rensselaer, passed away at 2:40 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, at Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville. 

Louise was born on April 23, 1924, in Jasper County, to the late Rudolph A. and Frances M. (Davisson) Ritter. She married Fred L. Hermanson on July 16, 1944. Fred passed away May 1, 1976. She married Earl W. Schultz on Dec. 27, 1981. Earl passed away Feb. 16, 2017.

Louise was an active member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Winamac. She had been a member of the Happy Homemakers Home Economics Club in Rensselaer. Louise was a beautician and later worked at the First Union Bank in Winamac.

Louise enjoyed sewing, traveling, scrapbooking, cooking and baking. She will be remembered for her wonderful pies. Louise loved caring for her grandchildren. She also enjoyed time with her family and friends. 

She is survived by her daughters: Kristin K. Beringer of Hebron, and Linda R. [Roger] Buschman of Rensselaer; son Jeffrey J. [Kathy] Hermanson of Culver; grandsons: Brett Beringer, Bartt Beringer, Greg Beringer, John [Leanne] Behny, Joshua [Melissa] Behny and Jediah [Megan] Behny; granddaughters: Elizabeth [Larry] Wasick, JoLynn [Jeff] Johnston, Kylie [Robert] Vanderkolk and Kacie Hermanson; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents Rudolph A. and Frances M. (Davisson) Ritter; first husband Fred L. Hermanson, second husband Earl W. Schultz; three great-grandchildren; son-in-law William T. Beringer; brothers: Frederick E. Ritter and Orville G. Ritter; and sister Ruth K. Waling. 

Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, with Pastor Tom Woodley officiating. Burial will take place at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Rensselaer. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church or Parkview Haven Retirement Home.

Online condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com.

(Pulaski County Journal — Aug. 22, 2018)

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