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Eugene Clayton Schultz, 93 of Fort Wayne, IN passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019. He was born in Corry, PA on September 15, 1925 and raised in Jamestown, NY by the late Ernest and Marjorie (Chaffee) Schultz. Eugene at age 17 enlisted in the U S Navy and served during WWII in the South Pacific. After the war, he returned to Jamestown where he met and married the former Ethel Isaacson, whom he was married to for 68 years. After Eugene and Ethel married they moved to Rochester, NY for him to attend the Rochester Institute of Technology where he focused on a career in Engineering and Manufacturing. Eugene began a long and successful career that took him and his family to numerous states which included, New York, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Florida. In 1987 he and his wife returned to Ft. Wayne, IN. Eugene was a proud man of conviction who led by example all the while providing a continuous supply of love and strength to his immediate and extended family. He was a true member of the "Greatest Generation", who loved his country and his family without reservation. He is survived by his children, Sandra Smith, Steven (Laura) Schultz, Richard (Fiona) Schultz, William (Brenda) Schultz, Dr. Suzanne (Charles) Germain, Donna (Richard) Sproat-Madison, 16 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, sisters, Joanne Docherty, Kathleen Waterhouse and Betty Klingensmith, brother, Paul (Shelly) Songer, sister-in-law, Donna Isaacson, brother-in-law, James Isaacson, and many nieces, and nephews. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife and a grandson, Matthew. Services will be held Saturday, March 9, 2019 11 AM at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, IN with visitation there Friday, March 8, 2019 3-7 PM and Saturday one hour prior to the service. The family suggest memorial gifts be directed to the Wounded Warriors or St. Jude Children's Hospital. To sign the online guest book go to www.mccombandsons.com