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Eldon Walter Schulze

Eldon Walter Schulze, 78, of Belton, Texas will be held at 2:00 PM, on Tuesday, December 28th, at Anchor of Hope Church in Belton with Bro. Warren Rainwater officiating. Burial will be held at 9:00 AM on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Central Texas Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas.

Eldon Schulze died on December 19, 2021 at his home.

Eldon Walter Schulze was born on November 22, 1943 to Robert Ernst Schulze and Frieda Matilda Fabian Killeen, Texas. Eldon grew up on the family farm raising crops, he graduated in 1961 From Killeen High School. During the Vietnam era he enlisted into the Army National Guard. Upon completion of his term he started his lifelong career in civil service as a mailman. He received the million mile pin for his dedication of walking a million miles during employment until his retirement in 2002. His hobbies included, deer hunting, fishing, gardening, grafting pecans, and spending time with his family. He was a proud member of the VFW Post #4008, NRA, and Anchor of Hope church in Belton, Texas.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and two sons, Randy Oliphant and Gary Prince.

Eldon is survived by his wife of 37 years, Loretta Jean Schulze of Belton; two sons, Chad and wife Ashlee of Liberty Hill, Texas, Ryan Oliphant of Belton, Texas; one daughter, Rhonda Prince of Belton, Texas; one brother, Weldon Schulze and wife Darlene of Killeen, Texas; one sister, Marie Bucholtz and husband Norbert of Colorado; and five grandchildren.

A special Thank you to Kindred at home and Kindred Hospice for their compassionate care.

Visitation will be held on December 27 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Young's Daughters Funeral Home Chapel.

Arrangements are in the care of Sabrina Young with Young's Daughters Funeral Home & Bereavement Center in Temple, Texas.


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A candle was lit in memory of Eldon Schulze

Larry (in heaven)and Carole Woellert Dec 30 2021 3:27 PM

Eldon meant more to us than he or his family will ever know. Larry (my hun) would hardly open up to anyone, but with Eldon he felt at ease and comfortable talking and being around him as I did also. Larry and I were blessed and thank God for bringing Eldon and his family into our life. Eldon will know first hand from Larry now they are in heaven. Eldon was one that shares what he has with others. His vegetable garden, beef jerky and the best barbecue around that he fixed. Larry might have ask him "did you bring some beef jerky or a slice of brisket with you." May God pour out his love, comfort, and peace on the family now and in the future. A family that prays together stays together as I felt and as Larry did with Eldon and his family. God be the glory for he is our keeper.

Larry (in heaven) and Carole Woellert Dec 29 2021 8:49 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eldon Schulze

The Dixon’s Dec 28 2021 1:01 PM

Loretta, so very sorry to hear about Eldon. Such a sweet man with a sweet smile.

Dorothy Coppin Dec 28 2021 11:03 AM

Loretta, am so very sorry to learn Eldon has died. This is a very tough time for you. I will remember you in prayer as well as your family! Love you, Dicksy Herrington Turner ❤️🙏🏻🙏🏻

Dicksy Turner Dec 28 2021 9:02 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Eldon Schulze

Lisa Strutz Dec 27 2021 6:49 PM

Eldon will live in our hearts. A foundation to stand on and a shelter from the storm.

Cecil & Bobbie Hicks Dec 27 2021 2:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eldon Schulze

Cecil & Bobbie Hicks Dec 27 2021 2:45 PM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Cecil Hicks. Group of 1 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Eldon Walter Schulze.

Cecil Hicks Dec 27 2021 1:40 PM

We are going to be waiting for our great reunion day. He was a special man and was always encouraging those around him. Praying for God's comfort for his family.

Warren Rainwater Dec 27 2021 12:00 PM

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