Jerome Schultz, 67, Milwaukee

October 3, 2018

Jerome A. Schultz, 67, Milwaukee, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, after a brief bout with kidney cancer at Crossroads Care Center of Mayville.

He was born in Beaver Dam, on Nov. 19, 1950, to Alfred and Lorraine (nee Vollmer) Schultz. Upon graduation from high school in 1968, he moved to Milwaukee to attend the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he studied and earned a degree in art history.

Jerome began his career as an art journalist, prior to working more than 30 years as an association manager for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology at Executive Director Inc. in downtown Milwaukee where he had recently retired. A long-time resident of Milwaukee’s Lower East Side, Jerome enjoyed art and culture, traveling, urban living and spending time with family and friends. A kind, smart and witty character, Jerome was well-loved by his family, friends and colleagues.

Jerome was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Lorraine Schultz; and one brother, Fred Schultz.

He is survived by his brother, Joseph (Carol) Schultz of Beaver Dam; sisters, Mary Lou (Donald) Sorgent of Mayville, and Mari Lynn (DuWayne) Griepentrog of Horicon; sister-in-law, Cynthia Schultz of Great Falls, Montana; nieces and nephews.

A private burial is planned for Friday, Oct. 12, at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Beaver Dam. Memorials in Jerome’s name may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or Milwaukee Film Festival.

Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville is serving the family. For online condolences and other information, visit KoepsellFH.com.

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