‘Schulzee’ or ‘Bobby’ passed away on January 8, 2013 from a battle with ALS. He is the son of Fredrick and Helen (Ollivant) Schulze . Bob was born on September 15, 1936 in Eugene, Oregon. His parents then moved to Roseburg where he started first grade. Bob grew up helping his parents and sister Donna run the Mountain View Dairy in Lookingglass. Bob had many stories to tell about his life on the ranch and growing up in the valley; like his habit of bringing home baby animals he found to raise including bear cubs, skunks and raccoons. He graduated from Roseburg High School in 1954 and then attended Oregon State University. Following his education he served in the United States Army. While serving in the Army, Bob had the opportunity to stand guard for Elvis Presley.
Bob will be remembered for his love of golf that took him to many different golf courses, including golf school in Phoenix, Arizona as well as hitting golf balls off Pikes Peak in Colorado. He volunteered at the Roseburg VA Hospital Golf Course until his health started to fail. He also enjoyed meeting with his high school graduating class for dinner every Monday night.
Bob married Lorna Rae Vance in 1959 and had three children, Freddie, Shelly, and Debbie.
In 1992, he married Gail and was gifted with a new family that also loved and enjoyed him.
Bob is survived by his wife of 21 years, Gail; daughters, Shelly and Wayne Smith, and Debbie and Bob Malone; grandchildren, Hannah, Rachel, Sarah, Emily, David, Annaliesa, Nathaniel Bates, Jessica, Courtney, Taylor and Abby Malone; and four great-grandchildren; the children of his wife, Rich and wife Debbie Van Doren, and Linda and Mike Wynegar; grandchildren, Amber, Ashley, Alyssa, Asya, Travis; and 11 great-grandchildren; his brother-in-law Dick Clark; and nephews Dennis, Dan, and Doug Clark.
He is preceded in death by his son Fredrick Robert Schulze, parents Fred and Helen Schulze, and sister Donna Clark.
We will miss your jokes, stories, smile and wonderful sense of humor.
Services will be held on Saturday, January 12 at 1 p.m. at Lookingglass Community Church.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the ALS Foundation.