VICTORIA — Leona (Landwehr) Schulte, 81, died Sunday March 23, 2014, at Hays Medical Center.
She was born September 6, 1932, in Ransom, Kansas, to Frank and Elizabeth (Friess) Landwehr. She married Raymond Schulte on December 27, 1960, at Ransom, Kansas. He died July 18, 20ll.
She was a music teacher and taught in Logan, Palco, Russell County schools and Victoria. She retired from teaching in 1994 from Victoria. She also taught private piano for over 60 years.
She was a 1950 graduate of Ransom High School and graduated from Fort Hays State College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education and a Master’s Degree in Music. She has been a church organist at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Walker and St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria since 1976. She was a church organist at Messiah Lutheran Church in Hays from 1983 until 2010.
She was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church and St. Ann’s Christian Mothers, both in Walker, Kansas, Sigma Alpha Iota (Women’s Professional Music Fraternity), American Guild of Organists and National Education Association.
Survivors include three sons, Douglas Schulte and wife, Stacy, Hays, KS; Alan Schulte, Victoria, KS; John Schulte, Victoria, KS; one daughter, Marthann Schulte and husband, Todd Zwolensky, Portsmouth, VA; six grandchildren, Brent Schulte, Breanna Schulte-Weber and husband Cory, Lauren Schulte, Joshua Schulte, Elizabeth Zwolensky, Andrew Zwolensky; and two great grandchildren, Rylan Schulte and Paxton Weber; two sisters, Berniece Pfannenstiel, Ransom, KS; Arlene Langer, Ness City, KS; three sisters-in-law, Sue Landwehr, Boring, OR; Josephine Schulte, Hays, KS; Edna Schulte, Hays, KS.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and five brothers, Leander, Urban, Mark, Gilbert, and Laverne Landwehr.
Services are 10:00 A.M. Thursday, March 27, 2014, at St. Fidelis Catholic Church, Victoria, Kansas. Burial in St. Ann’s Cemetery, Walker, Kansas. A St. Ann’s Christian Mothers rosary is at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday followed by a vigil service at 7:30 P.M. Wednesday both at St. Fidelis Catholic Church Victoria, Kansas.
Visitation is from 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. Wednesday at St. Fidelis and from 8:30 to 9:45 A.M. Thursday, at Cline’s Mortuary, 412 Main, Victoria, Kansas 67671.
Memorials to St. Ann’s Catholic Church or St. Fidelis Catholic Church. Condolences can be sent via email to email@example.com.