Michael Joseph “Mike” Schultz, 70, of 16 Hillside Ct, Brookfield, died August 18, 2018 at his home. He was born May 1, 1948 in Brooklyn, NY, son of the late Harold V. and Filomena “Fanny” (Sapanaro) Schultz. Michael attended Danbury High School. He was the husband of Barbara A. (Gambickler) (Beebe) Schultz for 42 years.
Since 1978, Michael had lived in Maine, California, New Mexico, North Carolina, New Jersey and most recently Sebring, Florida, before returning to Connecticut in 2015. He had worked in automotive and sporting goods sales for most of his career. He enjoyed ice hockey, tennis and golf, playing cards and was an avid fisherman.
Michael is survived by his son, Michael J. Schultz, Jr. and his granddaughter Ashley Schultz, and his sister-in-law Gail Schultz and nephew Christopher Schultz, of Bethel. He is also survived by his step-children and their families, Karin (John) Irwin of Roxbury, William Beebe of Brookfield, Robert (Wendy) Beebe of New Milford, and Suzanne Beebe of Brookfield, with whom he made his home, as well as his grandchildren, Kariann McDougall of Torrington, Sarah & Sean Irwin of Roxbury, and Kyle & Jordan Beebe of New Milford, and several cousins. He was pre-deceased by his beloved brother Harold Schultz.
Friends may call at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge St., New Milford on Saturday, Sept. 8th at 11:00am for a memorial service. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his name to Friends of Brookfield Senior Center, 100 Pocono Rd, Brookfield, CT 06804.