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Dr. Melanie Joan Schulte

February 14, 1947 March 5, 2019
Dr. Melanie Joan Schulte
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Obituary for Dr. Melanie Joan Schulte

Dr. Melanie Joan Schulte, of Frisco, Texas passed away at the age of 72 on March 5, 2019 with her husband and daughter by her side.

Melanie was born on February 14, 1947 to the late Luan C. Jewell and spent much of her early life in southeastern Iowa and western Illinois. She was married to William (Bill) Aloys Schulte, Jr. in 1980 and they lived together in Fort Madison, Iowa and then in the San Antonio and Canyon Lake areas of Texas for almost 30 years before relocating to Frisco.

She received all three of her degrees from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio while raising her daughter and working full-time as an executive at multiple Fortune 500 companies.

Melanie is survived by her husband Bill; daughter Sommer Lee (James) Coutu, of Austin, Texas; grandchildren Amelie and Sam; sister Robin Stanaway of Newport News, Virginia; and cousins Darla Newberry and Sharon Sutton of Dallas City, Illinois.

She was predeceased by her sister Jeanne Dammling in 2006.

Melanie had a lifelong passion for teaching and started one of the first Montessori schools in her region of Iowa. She went on to teach countless collegiate and graduate classes. She was a beloved mother, wife, grandmother, sister, educator and friend.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Vigen Memorial Home, 1328 Concert Street in Keokuk.

Memorial services will be held at 10 AM Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Vigen Memorial Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers that donations be made to the Dr. Melanie Schulte Scholarship Fund. Donate by visiting https://app.mobilecause.com/vf/SCHULTE or by texting SCHULTE to 71777.


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Visitation

Tuesday

2

Apr

5:00 PM 4/2/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/2/2019 7:00:00 PM
Vigen Memorial Home - Keokuk

1328 Concert Street
Keokuk, IA 52632

Vigen Memorial Home - Keokuk
1328 Concert Street Keokuk 52632 IA
United States

Memorial Service

Wednesday

3

Apr

10:00 AM 4/3/2019 10:00:00 AM
Vigen Memorial Home - Keokuk

1328 Concert Street
Keokuk, IA 52632

Vigen Memorial Home - Keokuk
1328 Concert Street Keokuk 52632 IA
United States
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