FRANCISCO — Emma Lou Shoultz, 91, formerly of Francisco, entered rest on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Amber Manor Care Center in Petersburg.

She was born March 16, 1928, in Oakland City to Haskel and Nora Alice (Minnis) Oliver.

She was a homemaker, and along with husband Charles E. Shoultz owned and operated the Wabash Erie Inn in Francisco for several years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a stepson Gary Shoultz; husband Charles E.Shoultz whom she married on Dec. 14, 1952; four sisters; and two brothers.

She is survived by her daughter Terry (Tom) Crooks of Oakland City; son Jay Shoultz of Francisco; grandchildren Jayson Shoultz of Francisco, and Tayla Shoultz of New Pekin, Indiana; great-grandson Brian Shoultz; several nieces and nephews; special nieces Connie Henshaw of Oklahoma and Sandy Heupel of California.

Funeral service will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel with interment in Blackfoot Cemetery near Coe, Rev. Jeff Bryant will be officiating. Visitation will be from 5 - 7 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until service on Thursday.

The family would like to extend a great appreciation to the staff of Amber Manor Care Center for their love and tender care of Emma and to the Kindred Hospice.

Family asked that memorial contribution be sent to the Lakewood Home Resident Fund 840 Lakewood Dr. Petersburg, IN. 47567.

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