Virginia Schaltz

LAURIUM – Virginia Schaltz, 103, a lifelong resident of Laurium, passed away Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock.

She was born December 23, 1909 in Calumet, a daughter of the late Fred and Virginia (Ongie) Demarais.

She attended the local schools.

Virginia was married to Peter Schaltz in 1932 and he preceded her in death in 1995.

She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Calumet.

Surviving are a son, Ken (Dolores) Schaltz of Roscommon, Mich.; four grandchildren, Patricia (James) Duggan of Dearborn Heights, Mich., Diane (Kim) Baye of Florida, Barbara (Rich) Lantz of St. Charles, Mo., and Bob Schaltz of Roscommon; four great-grandchildren, Rich Smith, Daniel and Douglas Baye and Matthew Duggan.

A private graveside service and blessing will be held in Lake View Cemetery with Fr. Abraham Mupparathara to officiate.

The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.

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