Schutte (Schultz), Inez Christine "Chris" (nee Rabine) age 79 of Coon Rapids, passed away on November 1, 2012. Born in Chester, Iowa to William and Elna Rabine, she moved to St. Paul as a young girl and spent several years there before returning to Elkton, MN to assist her grandparents on their farm. When her father died at an early age, Chris' mother moved her family back to St. Paul, where Chris met and married Fred Schultz. They had 5 children. Fred died at age 44 and Chris supported her family working for Ramsey County and the State of MN. She later met and married Gerrit Schutte and they had 28 wonderful years of retirement and travels together. Gerrit passed away in January of 2012. She is preceded in death by her husbands; brothers, William and Bruce; granddaughters, Christa and Casey May; parents, Elna & William. She is survived by children; Laura (Wes) Wagstrom, Paul (Ann) Schultz, Kim (Marc) Savaria, Ronald (Jan) Schultz, and Steven Schultz; step- children, Glen (Brenda) Schutte, Kaye (David) Schendel; 11 grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; sister, Arlene (Harvey) Buchite and sister in-law, Betty Rabine; many relatives and good friends. Memorial Service 11 AM Monday, Nov. 5 at Faith Lutheran, 11115 Hanson Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids (763-755-3530) with visitation at church 1 hour before service. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the American
and Allina Hospice. www.cremationsocietyofmn.com
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Published in Star Tribune from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4, 2012