Tommy John Schultz was born and raised in Faribault, MN. He attended school in Faribault where he played baseball and football graduating in 1993. He worked at Mercury Minnesota Inc. in Faribault for seven years. During the first year he attended South Central Technical College for welding and became a production welder. Tommy pursued roofing all over south central Minnesota and the metro area. In 2002 he moved to Talmoon in Northern Minnesota to be closer to his parents John and Mary Schultz of Squaw Lake, MN. A year later his younger brother Gene Schultz moved up to Talmoon, MN 2003. Tommy worked at Northprint Inc. in Grand Rapids, MN as a press operator for 3 years. In 2005 he worked at Bergquist in Bigfork, MN in assembly for a year. In 2006 he went to work for Sellers Construction where his brother taught him framing, finish, and concrete. He worked there until the company went out of business in 2008. The next 3 years he went to work for Newman Construction in Nashwauk, MN remodeling garages, roofing and other construction trades. In 2011 Tommy went to work for Polar Insulation in Squaw Lake, MN where he worked until the time of his death February of 2020. Tommy lived in Faribault, MN, with his parents and brother from 1974-2002. He then moved to the small town of Talmoon 20 miles north of Squaw Lake, for 6 years. In 2008 he moved to Squaw Lake, where he spent the remainder of his life. Tommy was always a hard worker and loved welding, fabrication, pneumatic painting, bodywork, and restoration projects. He always did these as side jobs, trade or something to do throughout his life. He enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, collecting guns, cooking, riding atv’s and snowmobiling. Tommy was also a Steelers, Astros, Yankees and Twins fan. Other interests include watching wrestling, cutting firewood, all kinds of music, car shows. building things out of metal like a hydraulic wood splitter he made or repainting a tractor for someone. Tommy was a member of the Squaw Lake Fire Department. On his days off he enjoyed visiting special friends, special neighbors and family members. Last, but not least Tommy would always lend a helping hand, voluntarily help someone without being asked to or without expecting anything in return except a thank you.
Survived by: Father John Edward Schultz of Squaw Lake, MN Brother: Gene Charles Schultz of Bagley, MN Numerous Aunt’s, Uncle’s & Cousins
Preceded by: Mother Mary Ellen Schultz Grandparents: Edward and Elsie (Fuchs)Schultz and Thomas and Ellen (Nichols) Coon
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