Farm Animals 16

Larry Gene Schildt

October 20, 1939 ~ January 17, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Larry Schildt Obituary

Larry Gene Schildt of Pleasant Dale, was born October 20, 1939 in Rural Pleasant Dale, Nebraska to August Jr. and Ida (Schultz) Schildt. He was baptized, confirmed and a lifelong member of Immanuel Lutheran Church (Middle Creek), Seward, Nebraska. He attended Malcolm High School graduating in 1957.  He served his country in the Air National Guard. On May 4, 1963 he was united in marriage to Carol Ann Viets at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Pleasant Dale. He was a loving father to their children, Michael, Rodney, Angela and James.  Larry’s family lived in the Pleasant Dale area for over 140 years when his grandfather immigrated to Nebraska. The family moved to the current Schildt farm and dairy one mile north of the homestead in 1965 as part of the Twin Lakes Project.   Along with his father and brother, Leslie, they owned and operated Schildt and Sons custom shelling and trucking business. In 1980, the Larry Schildt farm was awarded the Pioneer Farm Award and in 2005 they were awarded the “Outstanding Farm Family of the Year”. They received numerous Quality Milk Awards during their 60 years in the dairy business.  Larry passed away on January 17, 2024 in Seward, Nebraska at the age of 84.  He is survived by his wife, Carol Schildt, and their children, Mike Schildt, Rod (Kathi) Schildt and Angie (Keith) Burkhardt, all of Pleasant Dale, Nebraska; daughter-in-law, Brooke Schildt of Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren, Kara (Joe) Lacey, Kylie Schildt (JR Douty), Meghan (Brogan) Casey, Cody (Haley) Burkhardt, Taylor Schildt, Marty (Jacquelyn) Schildt, Cassidy Burkhardt (fiancé, Connor Gutierrez), Phillip Schildt, Sydney Schildt, Ashlyn Schildt, Cale Burkhardt and Myranda Schildt; great grandchildren, Hayden Lacey, Kit and Roy Douty, Griffyn and Dutton Burkhardt; sister, Wilma Mook; sister-in-law, Joan Schildt; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, August and Ida Schildt; son, James Schildt; and brothers, Leslie Schildt and Lawrence Schildt.

MEMORIALS IN CARE OF SCHILDT FAMILY.

To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Larry Gene Schildt, please visit our Tree Store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Larry Gene Schildt?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Larry's memory.
Email
Print
Copy

Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Gathering of Family and Friends
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Volzke Funeral Home
147 Main Street
Seward, NE 68434

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 24, 2024

10:30 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church - Middle Creek
Rural Seward
Seward, NE 68434

Committal

Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery (Middle Creek)- Seward
Rural Seward
Seward, NE 68434

SHARE OBITUARY

© 2024 Volzke Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility