Dale W. Schultz, age 68, a lifelong resident of Almont, MI, passed away on May 11, 2022 in Ft. Wayne, IN. Dale was born September 5, 1953 in Mt Clemens, MI, the son Paul A. and Sophia (Galaska) Schultz. Dale graduated from Almont High School in 1971and then moved to Texas to find work; where he met his future wife, Lourdes Merino, who he married on March 13, 1982.
Upon moving back to Almont to raise his family, Dale started work in the construction industry working his way up to Construction Superintendent with Comdec Construction Company in Eastpointe. After retiring from Comdec, Dale worked until 2018 at the Detroit Medical Center in carpentry maintenance. Dale loved playing competitive travel softball in his younger years. After his playing days he enjoyed coaching his sons as well as being involved in all types of sporting activities. He could be seen being on the chain gang and keeping stats at Almont football games, operating the scoreboard at basketball games and helping keep time at track meets. He also enjoyed being involved with the Almont Athletic Boosters. He was well-known for his woodworking abilities, making his grandchildren furniture and furniture for his family.
Dale is survived by his wife, Lourdes; and sons, Kyle (Kimberly) of Oxford, Christopher (Jennifer) of Clermont, FL, and Keith (Erin) of Kalamazoo. Also survived by grandchildren Kain, Makenzie, Conner, Axel, Makayla Evie, Rylee and Madison. Siblings surviving include Robert of Allenton, Joanne Kurczewski of Sterling Heights, Donna (Kem) Castle of Paris, KY, and Gary (Monica) of Carsonville, MI.
Funeral services took place on Monday, May 16 at St. John Lutheran Church, Romeo MI.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Henry M. Malburg Funeral Home, Romeo MI.
Donations can be made to the family for a future athletic scholarship or a memorial on a sports field at Almont High School.