Blanchie M. Shultz, 103, of Fort Wayne, passed away on January 18, 2020, at her home in rural Allen County.
Born in Fairfield, on June 4, 1916, to the late Franklin and Hazel (Snyder) Reinoehl.
Blanchie married Jesse "Doc" Shultz in Noble County, on June 12, 1935.
She was a homemaker and assisted with the farming where she enjoyed telling her stories, if you could keep up.
Blanchie helped raise five generations of her family, beginning with her own generation. She helped all of them learn to read, write and become proficient in math. She has been a blessing to all.
Blanchie is survived by her son, Jack (Shirley) Shultz of Greenville, SC.; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters; her daughter, Beverly Ford; two granddaughters, Alona Shultz and Cerelle Tolleson.
Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, on January 22, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service.
The family will also receive friends at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, from 3:00 p.m., to 7:00 p.m.
Burial will take place at Eel River Cemetery, Churubusco.
In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Fellowship of Wesley Chapel Church.
Online note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.
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