Lila Jean Schultz

Lila Jean Schultz

Lila Jean Schultz


Lila Jean Schultz, 92, of Hiawatha passed away Dec. 11, 2023. Memorial Service: 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, 2023, at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. Private Inurnment: Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown. Visitation: 9 to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21 at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories.

Lila was born on March 26, 1931, St. Paul, Neb., the daughter of Aden A. and Leatha (Tuttle) Gibson. She was united in marriage to James Schultz on Dec. 3, 1950, in Marshalltown, Iowa. She worked at an insurance clerk first at the Marshalltown Hospital and later at Mercy and St. Luke’s Hospitals in Cedar Rapids. When her boys were growing up, Lila made sure that they went to church and Sunday School. Later, she was a member of Calvin-Sinclair Presbyterian Church. In her free time, she enjoyed quilting. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include three sons David and wife Tryeann of Tipton, Gary and wife Nancy of Augusta, Wis., and John of Marion, nine grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husband James in 2000, sister Dorothy Horton, and brother Rollie Gibson.

Memorials may be directed to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences are welcome at under obituaries.

Leave a Message