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Helen Kathryn Schulz

Helen Schulz, age 98, of Sylva passed away Saturday, June 9th, 2018. She was the wife of the late Bill Schulz and the daughter of the late Earl and Helen Amthor.

Helen was a longtime resident of Hobe Sound, Fla and part-time resident of Sylva for over 50 years. She was a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Hobe Sound, Fla and also an attendee of East Fork Baptist Church of Sylva. She had a lifelong passion for cooking and also loved crafting and playing cards with family and friends. Helen especially loved spending time with her great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and her parents, she was also preceded in death by two sisters; Joan Scheibner and Mary Mays.

Helen is survived by one son; Bill (Diane) Schulz of Sylva and two grandchildren; Billy (Jess) Schulz and Amber (Matt) Guzman. Also surviving are four great grandchildren; Charlie Schulz, Mateo Guzman, Reef Guzman and Liam Schulz as well as several nieces and nephews. 

Appalachian Funeral Services is handling the local arrangements for Helen Schulz. Graveside services will be held at a later time in Fort Pierce, FL. Aycock Funeral Home is handling the arrangements in Florida.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Humane Society Chapter of your choice.

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Bill and Diane, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Ms Helen was a long time friend to all the people on East Fork.

James and Teresa Buchanan Charlotte NC Jun 14 2018 12:00 AM

Bill, Diane and family, we were so saddened to hear about Helen. She was very loved by all. We are so blessed to have known her and hold special memories of her and Bill on East Fork. She will be missed.

Charles and Carleen Jun 11 2018 12:00 AM

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