Dr. Lorain “Larry” Schultes, 80, of Columbus, passed from this life at 3:18 p.m. Friday, December 9, 2016, at the Columbus Regional Hospital Emergency Room. Larry was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, brother, companion and friend to many.
Larry was a self employed consultant in microbiology.
He was a member of the Columbus Moose Lodge, Eagles Lodge, Elks Lodge, American Legion, American Society of Microbiologists and the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.
He was an U.S. Army Reserve Corps of Engineer Veteran.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street. Family and friends may call from 12:30 p.m. to time of service.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Moose International Inc.
Online condolences and special memories may be shared with Larry’s family at barkesweaverglick.com.
Larry was born, July 15, 1936, in Bainbridge, New York, to Dwight and Cynthia (Medbury) Schultes.
Survivors include his children, Stan (Laurie) Schultes of Bradenton, Florida, Eve (Eric) Ridge of Bloomington, Joel (Evelyn) Schultes of Corning, New York, and Katrina (Carl Clower) Schultes of Logan, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Tyler, Erik, Keyan, Carole (Tammaro), Noah, Hope and Benjamin; his companion, Shirley Suddeth of Columbus; brothers, Rodney (Nancy) Schultes of Mt. Upton, New York, and Harley (Donna) Schultes of Maryland, New York; a sister, Mary Shadigian of Indianapolis; and a daughter-in-law, Sabrina Schultes-Southards of Ivanhoe, North Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wives, Carole Jean Schultes and Carol Jean Acton-Schultes; companion, Beatrice Allen; and a son, Kurt Schultes.