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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Shirley Jean (Cash) Schultz

1931 - 2021

Rising Sun

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Shirley Jean Schultz, 89, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away Wednesday, April 14th, at her residence. Shirley was born in Moores Hill, IN on May 2, 1931, a daughter of the late Eda Mae (Keith) and Edgar Stanley Cash. On Feb. 14, 1949, she married Ralph Leroy Schultz. Shirley worked as a secretary for over 25 years in Orlando and later was employed in the wardrobe department of Grand Victoria Casino. She was a member of the Bethel Unity Baptist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, the Dillsboro Home-Ec Club, and was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Shirley loved to cook and greatly enjoyed spending time with her friends and family.

Shirley is survived by sons Michael (Rebecca) Schultz of Aurora, IN, Gary (Debbie) Schultz of Tavares, FL, and Brett Schultz of Orlando, Fl; daughter Barbara Sewell of Orlando, Fl; brothers Llewellyn Cash and Paul Cash, 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, in addition to numerous nieces and nephews.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, brothers Dorance Cash, Arnold Cash, Eugene Cash, Hobart Cash, and Dale Cash, and sisters Elona Peters and Virginia Holoway.

A private celebration of life will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Unity Baptist Church. marklandfuneralhome.com

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306 Main Street, Rising Sun IN 47040
Tel: 1-812-438-3189

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Debra Adams

May 4, 2021 6:06 PM

Dear family of Shirley.  I am so sorry to hear of her passing.  She was a wonderful person to work with at Suncoast Security Distributors.  I have missed seeing her and talking to her since she moved back up north.  We were able to see each other a couple of times when she returned to the Orlando area for visits and I am grateful that we had those times.  My condolences to you all.

Alan Higgins

May 3, 2021 7:51 PM

It’s not often that you can say you were privileged to know someone. I had the privilege of working with Shirley in Orlando. She had a kind heart and was a delight to all whom encountered her. She was industrious, quick witted, and never said a bad thing about anyone, Shirley was a great example for others; she approached everything she did with her beautiful smile and can-do attitude. She was a productive, no nonsense, yet fun person.

Shirley is one of those persons that will be missed, even if you have not communicated with her in quite some time. She made the world she lived in a better place. She was extremely respected by all that knew her. Her kind hearted spirit and gentle way of doing things, while forging through the difficulties that work and life bring upon us, are a model for each of us to follow.

Blessings and heartfelt love to the Cash and Schultz famies. Bask in the privilege of knowing a truly remarkable woman. May God hold you in the palm of His hand as you grieve her loss.

Alan Higgins
Former President, Suncoast Security Distributors
(Shirley’s former place of employment in Orlando)

Laurie (Shepard) Smith

May 3, 2021 7:23 PM

Dear family of my "Aunt" Shirley ... Paul, Llewellyn, Gary & Deb, Mike & Becky, Barb, Brett, Avery, and Wren ... She spoke lovingly of all of you and I know you all loved her and looked after her well. We only spoke two or three times a year but worked together at Suncoast Security in Orlando for many years and I thought of her like family. We last spoke on new years Eve and I've been trying to call her for two days now to wish her a happy 90th birthday, but I never got through and now I know why, I was so blessed to have known her and I will cherish my memories of her. She was so kind, sweet, and loving. Always ready to laugh too. Heaven has a new and wonderful angel now. 
Hugs and love to you all.
Laurie

Sally Springer

April 27, 2021 11:57 AM

Shirley was the kindest, sweetest, most helpful lady I know. I worked with her for many years. I cherish my Christmas ornaments every year her/sandy made for myself and others. I was lucky to have her everyday at work.. She touched my life in so many ways. My condolences to her family.

Nancy (Cash) Cornett.

April 20, 2021 6:55 PM

Our Aunt Shirley was greatly loved by her family and friends. She always had a yard or house filled with laughter and happy children. She was beautiful inside and out. I have thought of her every day since I heard she passed. She is greatly missed. 

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