Berneice B. Schultz, 96 formerly of Streator passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Flanagan Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
A graveside service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Hillcrest Memorial Park, Streator, with Pastor William Callister officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Streator, Activities Dept. at Flanagan Rehabilitation and Health Care or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Berneice was born July 1, 1925 in rural Ransom, a daughter of Bernard and Ella (Voges) Hansen. She married Robert L. Schultz on June 18, 1949 in Streator. He preceded her in death on December 12, 2015.
She is survived by a son; her special niece, Tonya (Derek) Carter; and a great nephew, Daxton Carter. She is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Genette Hansen and Shirley Hansen both of Streator; and many nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Judy Schultz; five sisters, Leona Johnson, Helen Taylor, Zelma Ekstrom, Alice Talty and Evelyn Hansen; and two brothers, Glenn Hansen and her twin brother, Bernard Hansen.
Berneice was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. She had worked at Thatcher Glass Factory until her retirement.
The family would like to thank the staff at Vitas Hospice and Flanagan Rehab and Healthcare Center for the care and compassion they have shown Berneice over the years.
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