Schultz Sr., William Carl a 59 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2000 in Torrance. Born in Chicago, IL, William was 72 when he died. William was a Torrance High School graduate, served in the United States Army(2-21-50 to 2-25-53) in the Fifth Cav Regm. during the Korean conflict and received two Bronze Service Stars and a Purple Heart. He was employed by the City of Torrance for forty three years (August 1953 to 12-22-94), gave his heart to his job and dedicated his life to the city. He was honored upon his retirement by the City of Torrance and Torrance Police Department for his dedication, professionalism and contributions by City Resolution 94-152 signed by Mayor Dee Hardison on 12-06-1994. He is survived by Wife, Shirley Ruth Schultz of Norwalk, CA; Sons William Carl Schultz, Jr. of Bellflower, CA and Steven Curtis (Susan) Schultz of Bellflower, CA; Daughters Vicky Darlene (Robert) Lish of Las Vegas, NV and Gail Morgan of Lomita, CA; Grandson, Jason Dale Schultz of Bellflower, CA; Sisters Peggy (Byron) Pickett of Durango, CO and Lona (Max) Wise of OR; Brothers Donald (Margaret) Schultz of Carson, CA and Robert Barnhart of Lawndale, CA; Nephew, Keith Pickett of Irvine, CA and Nieces Darlene (Ron) Pyles of Torrance, CA, Melissa (George) Cronin of Gardena, CA and Martha Dee (Steve) Phitts of Temecula, CA. Visitation will be Thursday, December 28, 2000, December 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Services will be Friday, December 29, 2000 at the First United Methodist Church of Torrance at 11:00 AM and at Riverside National Cemetery Staging Area # 2 at 2:15. En lieu of flowers, family asks that donations be made to the Torrance Police Department Santa Float, c/o Torrance PD, 22945 Arlington Ave, Torrance, CA 90501.

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  1. Please accept our sincere condolences. We are praying for His stength and support for you and your family.

  2. We were very sorry to hear of Bill\’s passing. We can only imagine your grief at this Holiday season. May it comfort you to know that others share your loss and that he was loved very much. We can only smile when we think of him..he was a wonderful man..who will be remembered fondly.God bless you. The Emerson Family.

  3. I was saddened to hear of Bill\’s passing. He was always friendly and helpful to me. We used to visit in the Water yard after hours and talk about a little of everything. My prayers are with your family, during this most trying time. May the memories grow stronger and the pain lessen with each passing day. God Bless you. Greg Wines

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