Among the successful men of Millersburg is John Schultz, who is the proprietor of a furniture store and is also
engaged in the undertaking business. A. native son of this county, he was born on the t2th of June, 1878, of the
marriage of Fred and Mary (Roggentien) Schultz, both natives of Germany, who on coming to America located on the
farm in Iowa county, Iowa, where they still reside. All of their seven children are living.
John Schultz received a high school education and also assisted his father with the work of the farm during the
period of his boyhood and youth. When twenty years of age he left home and entered the business world of Millersburg
as a furniture dealer and as a funeral director and has since been located there. He is a graduate of the embalming
school at Des Moines and understands thoroughly everything connected with the directing of a funeral. His stock
of merchandise is well chosen and he seeks at all times to give good value for money received. This policy has
enabled him to build up a patronage of gratifying extent and his business yields him good financial returns.
In 1909 occurred the marriage of Mr. Schultz and Miss Anna Ebel, who was born in Chicago, a daughter of John and
Ricka Ebel, both natives of Germany, who in 1885 emigrated to America and settled in Chicago. After living there
for eighteen years they removed to this county, where they are still residing. Mr. and Mrs. Schultz have two children,
Virgil and Vera.
Mr. Schultz gives his political allegiance to the democratic party and takes a praiseworthy interest in public
affairs. Fraternally he holds membership in the local lodge of Odd Fellows, in which he has held all of the chairs,
and both he and his wife are members of the German Lutheran church. Mr. Schultz owns the building in which his
store is located and also a comfortable residence and is one of the representative business men and citizens of
Millersburg, where he has many stanch friends.
History of Iowa County, Iowa
And its People
By: James C. Dinwiddie
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Iowa County, IA
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