In Memory

Orville Shultheis - Class Of 1934

Birth: Dec. 3, 1916
Death: Aug. 3, 2008

Orville E. Shultheis, 91, of Pyrmont, died at 6:45 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center, Delphi.

He was born Dec. 3, 1916, in Tippecanoe County, to Marvin and Ida Schutz Shultheis. He graduated in 1934 from Delphi High School.

On Dec. 3, 1938, he married Ruby F. Sines in Montmorenci. She died on Sept. 22, 1995.

Mr. Shultheis was owner of the Pyrmont Grocery, retiring in 1980. He had worked for Tom Witter Grocery from 1936 to 1939.

He was a member of the former Pyrmont United Methodist Church, where he held several church offices. He was a member of the Pyrmont Cemetery Board, Farm Bureau and a charter member of Carroll County United Fund. He also volunteered at Milner Nursing Home in Rossville.

He enjoyed traveling, fishing and mushroom hunting. He also enjoyed playing his harmonica, and won several related awards.

Surviving are a daughter, Joan C. Oaks (husband: Floyd) of West Lafayette; a son, Robert M. Shultheis (wife: Pat) of Rossville; and a sister, Opal Campbell of Delphi.

Visitation 4-8 p.m. Wednesday with services 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi, the Rev. Jack Scott officiating. Interment at Pyrmont Cemetery. Also surviving are 6 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Shultheis.

Family links:
Sandra Sue Shultheis (1942 - 1955)*

Ruby F Sines Shultheis (1911 - 1995)*

*Point here for explanation

Pyrmont Cemetery
Carroll County
Indiana, USA