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Siegfried J. Schulze

"Siggi"

Siegfried J. Schulze, age 88 of Newark, DE, passed away on June 21, 2017 at Millcroft Nursing Center.

He immigrated to the United States from Berlin Germany in 1954 with his wife and daughter and settled in Delaware. A plumber by trade, he worked in the construction industry. In 1976 he started his own plumbing company which still bears his family name and is now owned by his son. Providing for his family was of utmost importance to him. As a business owner, Siggi had no outside hobbies. He played and coached team handball in his native Germany. He enjoyed watching soccer as well as trips back home.

Siggi is predeceased by his parents, Curt and Helene Schulze, his sister, Ruth Schildknecht. He is also predeceased by a grandson Christopher Schulze. Surviving are his wife of 67 years Sigrid: a daughter, Elke Mackiewicz (Mark), a son Lutz Schulze (Diane), 3 grandchildren, Karen Mackiwicz, Stephanie Gerstenhaber (David) and Matthew Schulze, and 2 great-grandchildren, Lucy and Emmitt Gerstenhaber.

Friends may call on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808 where a memorial service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Special Olympics Delaware, 619 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19716. To send condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com
Published in The News Journal from June 23 to June 25, 2017
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