Arapahoe, Nebraska

Margaret E. Schutz, age 90, of Arapahoe, Nebraska died on Sunday, October 25, 2009 at the CA Mues Good Samaritan Center, Arapahoe, Nebraska. She was born on March 30, 1919, at Eustis, Nebraska to Clarence & Amelia (Rieker) Wagner.

She was baptized on June 22, 1919 and confirmed on March 25, 1934 at St. John's Lutheran Church, in Eustis, Nebraska. She graduated high school from Eustis High School in 1937. After school she worked at Russell Stover Candy Factory, in Denver, Colorado and Douglas Aircraft, in Chicago, Illinois. On October 19, 1947 she was united in marriage to Bernard Herman Henry Schutz at St. John's Lutheran Church in Eustis, Nebraska. They made their home on a farm near Orafino, Nebraska.

In 1954 they moved to a farm west of Arapahoe, Nebraska. At that time they became members of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe. She helped Bernard in all his farm work and enjoyed baking angel food cakes and sharing her gift. She entered the CA Mues Good Samaritan Center in July of 2005.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bernard, brother Earl Wagner, brother-in-law Gilbert Leising

She is survived by sister-in-law: Agnes Leising of Arapahoe, Nebraska

                           brother-in-law: Wilfred & wife Judy Schutz of Lincoln, Nebraska

Nieces & nephews: Carolyn tenBensel and husband Larry of Arapahoe, Nebraska

                            Jerome and wife Vestey Leising of Minneapolis, Minnesota

                            James Leising of St. Paul, Minnesota

                            Barbara & husband Marvin Luke of Oxford, Nebraska

                            Tom & wife Linda Leising of Arapahoe, Nebraska

                            Lisa Baldwin, Linda & husband Brad Muehling, Amy & husband Rich Geschwender of Lincoln, NE

Special Friends:   Eldon & wife Patty Reese of Holbrook, Nebraska

Condolences and personal reflections may be left at

Viewing and visitation will be Tuesday, October 27, from 9 AM till 8 PM at Wenburg Funeral Home, Arapahoe, Nebraska. Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 28 at 11 AM at the Trinity Lutheran Church, in Arapahoe, Nebraska with Vicar James Moshier, officiating. Burial will be at the Arapahoe Cemetery, Arapahoe, Nebraska. Memorials are suggested to the CA Mues Good Samaritan Center, Arapahoe, Nebraska. Wenburg Funeral Home, Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.