Brigitte Elke Schultz | News, Sports, Jobs


July 20, 1942 — August 24, 2022

Brigitte Schultz, beloved wife, mother, sister and close friend to many, died surrounded by her family on August 24, 2022. She was born on July 20, 1942 to Helmut and Walli Mueller in Sprottau, Germany. Brigitte has very fond memories of her childhood in Germany. After graduating from business school in 1959, she worked as a nanny in London, England and as a waitress in Biel, Switzerland.

Brigitte met her future husband Albert “Buzz” Schultz at a ball in 1963 in Darmstadt, Germany. They were married on October 10, 1964 in Reno, NV and started a family in Hawthorne, NV where they lived for 17 years.

In January 1981, the family moved to Ogden, Utah. Brigitte began her career as a US government official in 1968 and retired from Hill Air Force Base in 1993.

She really enjoyed volunteering for many years at Lincoln Elementary School and at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. In 2008, she received the Spirit of the American Woman Award. Brigitte enjoyed skiing in the winter and playing golf in the summer with her many friends. She loved to travel and traveled across the United States with her husband in their fifth wheel and visited Hawaii and Alaska. She made many trips to Germany to visit family and friends and traveled to many countries: England, France, Mexico, Canada, Jamaica, Italy, Bahamas, Czech Republic, Hungary, Greece, Australia and New -Zeeland. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Ascension.

Brigitte is survived by her husband, Albert “Buzz”; two children, son Stephen (Stacey) Schultz, daughter Chris (Kevin) Hasler; grandsons, Ryker and Parker Schultz; great-grandchildren, Halston, Kylee, Niklaus and Diego; brother, Arthur (Christel) Mueller; and several nieces and nephews.

The memorial service will be held Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 10 a.m. at Ascension Lutheran Church, 1105 North Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT. Services outsourced to the Ogden Mortuary in Lindquist.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Brigitte’s name to Ascension Lutheran Church.

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