Rachel M. Stultz died on Monday, August 31, 2020 in Pickerington, Ohio. She was born on July 1, 1920 in Noble Township in Jay County, Indiana to Jacob and Mabel Heidegger. She married Harold F. Stultz on March 8, 1947. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, two brothers Walter Heidegger and David Heidegger, sister Florence Coldren, and great-grandson Colin MacWilliam.
Rachel Stultz is survived by a son, Thomas Stultz (wife Rebecca) of Pickerington, Ohio, daughter Nancy Gillespie (husband Jan) of Upland, Indiana, five grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, sister Miriam Jones (husband Charles), sister-in-law Betty Stultz, brother-in-law Bill Stultz (wife Sandy), several nieces and nephews.
She was a graduate of Madison High School class of 1938 and Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing in 1941. She worked as a Registered Nurse at the Jay County Hospital and briefly at the Union City Hospital.
She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Salamonia. She was a member of St. James ALCW, the Jay County Hospital Auxiliary, the Noble Busy Bees Home Economics Club, the Business and Professional Women’s Association of Portland, and the Jay Area Nurses Association.
Visitation will be held from 1:00pm-2:00pm on Saturday at the St. James Lutheran Church, in Salamonia. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2:00pm at the church. Pastor Robin Owen will officiate the services and burial will follow in the Salamonia Cemetery. The family is requesting everyone in attendance for visitation and the service to wear a mask.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.
Memorials may be directed to St. James Lutheran Church in care of Mr. Gary Theurer at 7163 S 700 E, Union City, IN 47390-9334.
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