Melvin Martin Shultz, age 66, passed away July 2, 2019 at his home in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
Melvin was born November 4, 1952 to Roscoe and Charlotte (Hagerman) Shultz in Hutchinson, Kansas. He was raised and received his early education in the Hutchinson community. Mr. Shultz attended Great Falls Vo-Tech where he received hisAssociate Degree in Business Management.
Melvin and Norma Rall were united in marriage May 16, 1976 in Hutchinson, Kansas. They later moved to Great Falls, MTwhere he worked at the Cascade County Sherriff’s Department. In 2000 they moved to Bartlesville, OK where he worked 15 years for Phillips Petroleum in the Marine Accounting Department.
Mr. Shultz was President and Business Agent for BCTW (Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers International Union). He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed Fly-Tying and making fishing weights for Bartlesville bait shops.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Grace Shultz, and his parents. Survivors include his wife, Norma Shultz of Bartlesville, OK; children, Robert Prine and wife Marrianne of Hysham, MT, John Prine of Lansing, KS, Danny Prine and wife Christina of Great Falls, MT, James Prine and wife Debbie of Hysham, MT, Nicholas Prine of Butte, MT, Martin Shultz and wife Crystal, of Wichita, KS, Julie Hugi-Moore and Bill McKeelof Leavenworth, KS; sister Loretta Shultz of Hutchinson, KS; cousin Shirley Horn of Moses Lake, WA; 39 grandchildren and 38 great grandchildren.