Carl Otto Scholz, 83, of Mussey Township, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2023, at his home with family by his side.

He was born in Lapeer, May 21, 1939, the son of the late Otto and Sybil Scholz. His marriage to Bonnita “Bonnie” Weber was on August 20, 1960, at St. Mary’s Church, Port Huron. Bonnie passed away on October 24, 2022, after 62 years of marriage.

Carl loved watching NASCAR and racing in the #44 car in his younger days. Also, he loved spending time with family up north at the cabin on the lake in the summertime and snowmobiling in the winter.

Carl was self-employed and owned and operated Scholz Salvage Yard, Mussey Township, where he loved going to work every day. He enjoyed putting on his car shows and attending others.

Carl, in all his adventures, is leaving behind his son, David (Crystal) Scholz and two daughters, Laurie Pratt and Lisa (Duane) Barrett; three grandchildren, Randy (Sara) Mayer-Flatt, Rebecca Pratt, and Molly (Austin) Pratt; two great-grandchildren, Autumn Evans and Kennedy Foehl; his best friend, Randy (Linda) Schutz, as well as many other friends.

Arrangements are entrusted to Kaatz Funeral Directors. Services will be private. Interment will be at Capac Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to “Wishes of the Family”. Condolences may be sent to the family’s home.

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