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Patsy S. (O'Melia) Schultz

September 15, 1936 ~ March 30, 2018 (age 81)

Patsy S. Schultz, 81 of Alpha, IL passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side Friday, March 30, 2018. Cremation has been accorded. Memorials may be left to Clover Township Public Library, 15th Avenue Christian Church in Rock Island or OSF Hospice. Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Alpha is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at No services will be held.

She was born September 15, 1936 in Rock Island, IL to Merrill and Dorothy Cloudas O’Melia. Patsy graduated from Rock Island High School. She married Edward H. Schultz April 2, 1955 in Dixon, IL.

Patsy was a homemaker dedicating her life to her family and grandchildren. She volunteered for many years at Rock Island and AlWood schools and was employed at the Clover Township Public Library in Woodhull.

Patsy was a member of the 15th Avenue Christian Church in Rock Island. She was an avid sports fan. Patsy enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and especially loved being with her family.

Survivors include her husband, Edward; three daughters: Kathy Vossoughi of Rock Island, IL; Jennifer (Chad) Anderson of Elmwood, IL; Jill (Charlie) Branson of Council Bluffs, IA; two sons: Ed (Karen) Schultz of Alpha, IL; Jeff (Kris) Schultz of Lynn Center, IL; 19 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; two sisters: Sharyl (Bob) Craggs of Taylorville, IL; Maryell Cox of Northwood, IA; nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to:

Clover Public Library
440 N Division, Woodhull IL 61490

15th Avenue Christian Church
Rock Island IL 61201

OSF Hospice

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