Louise Schultz

May 10, 1929 - Jun 16, 2017


Louise Marie Schultz, died 16 June 2017. Louise was born 10 May 1929 in Sacramento to Louis Arcuri and Ellen Margaret Harris. Her family moved to the Elk Grove area when she was a young girl and she spent the rest of her life in the Elk Grove area. She attended Elk Grove Grammar School where she played drums in the school band. She attended Elk Grove High School, Class of 1949. She left school her junior year to get married and one of her proudest accomplishments was finishing her high school education from Elk Grove Adult Education, receiving her high school diploma in 1964. She married Jacob Russell Schultz 20 June 1948 in Reno, Nevada and the couple made their home on part of his family’s farm in Point Pleasant for their entire married life where they raised their three children.. She was a long-time secretary at Franklin Elementary School in Franklin, having worked there for over 30 years. She enjoyed camping and traveling around America and Europe with her husband and family. Her baking and canning won many awards at the Sacramento County Fair and California State Fair. She was active as a 4-H leader, Brownie Scout leader and Den Mother in Franklin and served many years as a docent at the Discovery Museum in Old Sacramento.. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, General John A. Sutter Chapter.
She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Jacob R. Schultz of Point Pleasant; children Anita Peters (Manuel) and William Schultz (Joan) all of Courtland; Grandchildren Joseph Peters (Jeanine) of Fallon, NV; Antonio Peters (Mouang) of Redding; Ruth Schultz an Micheal Schultz of Sacramento; Vincent Peters and Jake Peters (Hailey), David and Emily Schultz all of Courtland; and Will Schultz of Hawaii. Great grandchildren Joey, Kate and Jessie of Fallon, NV; Natalie Tucker (Ryan), Jaylyn, Sabastian and Grace of Redding and Evan of Courtland. She was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her first great great grandchild Colten James Peters. She was also survived by her sister Ellen Simunich and many nieces and nephews. She was proceeded in death by her son Jacob Russell Schultz, Jr.; siblings Josephine, Adaline, Eleanor, Madeline, Frances, Wilma, Rose Ann, Joe, Larry and Louie.
Friends and family are invited to attend services on 30 June 2017 at 10 am at the Point Pleasant United Methodist Church located at 3357 Point Pleasant Road, Elk Grove, CA. Burial will follow in the churchyard with a gathering in the Church Hall immediately following. Anyone desiring to bring a dish to share, please bring it to the hall prior to the service. At her request there will be no public viewing.
Donations may be made to the Point Pleasant United Methodist Church Carpet Fund.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, CA
US 95624


  • Susan and Bud Karnes says:

    Anita and Family., I know Louise death was a shock, but she did not have to suffer a long illness. I know you all will miss her very much. Just take care of your Dad and help him and you get thru this trying time. I will keep you all in my prayers. Love to you All. Susie and Bud Karnes

  • Dotty Hiatt says:

    Anita, To you and your family. I know these last few years have been hard. I also know that your mother was loved and will be missed by you and many others. You have a wonderful close family around you. Please take heart in that your mother’s suffering is over. My thoughts are with you, your family and especially your dad. Many hugs – Dotty

  • Jeanine Peters says:

    Nana, I grew up without having a Grandmother. You were my Grandma. I am going to miss you very much. And I will make sure your first Great-Great-Grandson knows about you and that you were so excited to meet him. Thank you for taking care of Joe while he stayed with you and Grandpa during college. Donner will not be the same without you and having lunch on “Flat Rock”. Love Jeanine

  • Katherine S. Taylor says:

    My dear Louise I will always remember you and your hospitality always, and how you always made sure Jeanine and I would stay overnight in your wonderful guest room, I felt always welcome at your home, I will also miss our Phone Conversations we had.some nice talks. I miss you so much you were a beautiful lady but a knock out as a young woman, how beautiful you were.I wish you could have made it here with Jack at Fallon, Nv. Honey I will miss you forever. Love Katherine Taylor

  • Marion White says:

    To all of the family, We all missed her when she left Franklin School. All three sons vividly remember. Always said, “Mrs. Schultz was strictly business in the office but always fair. I enjoyed doing business with her in my office for many years. A truly sincere, decent person.

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