Wanda M. Schultz, age 53, of Constantine, Mich., passed away Monday, June 8, 2009, at the Three Rivers Hospital Emergency Room.
She was born July 24, 1955, in Holmes County, Fla., a daughter to the late Clifton and Charlie Etta (Sutton) Kilpatrick and has been a Sturgis area resident most of her life.
On July 10, 1999, in Constantine, Mich., she married Daniel Schultz.
Wanda was a homemaker, a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Constantine, and a member of the Constantine American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing, arts and crafts, and spending time with her granddaughter.
Surviving are her husband, Daniel; three sons, Charles David Kilpatrick of Sturgis, Mich., Steven Dale Merkle of Oklahoma and Adam Wayne Merkle of South Bordman, Mich.; a daughter, Katie Lynn Merkle of Michigan; a granddaughter, Jasmine Kilpatrick of Constantine; and three sisters, Catherine Krawiec of Louisiana, Patricia Lewis and Sandra Kilpatrick, both of Constantine, Mich.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, George Stephen Kilpatrick.
A graveside service celebrating the life of Wanda M. Schultz will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Burr Oak Cemetery with Pastor Rudy Granthem, Constantine Bible Baptist Church, officiating. Memorial donations may be directed to the family to help with expenses. Envelopes are available at the Hackman Family Funeral Homes Rosenberg Chapel, 807 E. Chicago Road, Sturgis, MI 49091.