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“Sue I am sorry I just heard about Bill. I know your loss and you have my heart with youCarol Blanken Nystrom. Call if you need to talk. 815-459-3787....Read More ┬╗
1 of 16 | Posted by: Carol Blanken Nystrom - IL

“I'm very sorry to hear about Bill's death. Bill was my service manager when I worked at Viking Dodge back in 1977. He took me under his wing and...Read More ┬╗
2 of 16 | Posted by: Jeff Homola - Incline Village, NV

“To Bill's family, My thoughts and prayers go out to your entire family.I have been taking my cars to Bill over the past 15 years, even after my...Read More ┬╗
3 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Sue, I am so sorry we couldn't make it today to Bill's services. We really feel terrible.I have to look at this man as a mentor in my life,as I'm...Read More ┬╗
4 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm very sorry for your loss. Bill always treated me like he knew me forever. I only wish I could have known him longer.My blessings & prayers to y...Read More ┬╗
5 of 16 | Posted by: "Chris ""Red""" Pagels - Cary, IL

“I' very sorry for your loss. I met Bill years ago at Bob's Arco. Bill was an "I can do that" kind of person. He was just an all around good guy.Eric...Read More ┬╗
6 of 16 | Posted by: Eric Almquist - Crystal Lake, IL

“Sue, William, Shelia and Linda Tonkin,We are sorry for your loss. Bill was a great man! I know my Dad will truly miss hanging out with his buddy,...Read More ┬╗
7 of 16 | Posted by: Valerie Vito Breeden - McHenry, IL

“Nicolle and I send our loving wishes and are so very sorry for your loss. However, my memories of Bill will always live on of a kind and generous...Read More ┬╗
8 of 16 | Posted by: Robert Seymour - Woodstock, IL

“Sue,Although we did not see each other very often as neighbors we always would wave as Bill came and went. He always had a smile on his face! ...Read More ┬╗
9 of 16 | Posted by: Rich & Cindy Holtz - Richmond, IL

“Sue, John and I are so sorry for your loss. Bill was a great guy and a great friend to John. We wish we could have made it back there to see him. We...Read More ┬╗
10 of 16 | Posted by: John and Kris Fuchs - Clarkdale, AZ

“It's so sad that since the passing of Grandma and Grandpa Smith we have not been able to meet very often as the very large, lovable family the Smith...Read More ┬╗
11 of 16 | Posted by: Debbie Weber - Crystal Lake, IL

“Bill you will be missed. You were one in a million. It will be hard to fill your shoes even a little bit. You were very loved by all of us. I lost a...Read More ┬╗
12 of 16 | Posted by: Anna Berry - Crystal Lake, IL

“Thank you for being there for me when I've needed your help over the years. I wish we could have been closer & I could have been there for you as...Read More ┬╗
13 of 16 | Posted by: Nicole (Stephas) Davila - IL

“Uncle Bill was just a super guy. When I was a kid he always had a smile and a good laugh for me. I can't remember any time Bill got angry. He always...Read More ┬╗
14 of 16 | Posted by: Donna Mikkali - Harvard, IL

“Schultz Family:My thoughts and prayers are with you all. He will be with you always though you may not be able to hear his voice or see his smiling...Read More ┬╗
15 of 16 | Posted by: Lynn Beckley - Geneva, IL

“Susan, Sheila and WilliamOur hearts ache for all of you. We are here and will be here for any support and help you may need. Memories and stories...Read More ┬╗
16 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Vito - Crystal Lake, IL


<img border="0" src="/Images/Cobrands/nwherald/Photos/ed616053-d7d9-481a-a39f-827a68041159.jpg" vspace="2" valign="top" align="left" hspace="10">WOODSTOCK űßWilliam "Bill" P. Schultz III, 59, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, lovingly surrounded by his family and friends at Centegra Hospital ű Woodstock.
He was born Aug. 1, 1951, in Woodstock, to William P. Schultz II and Ann (Filip) Schultz. On April 15, 1972, he married Susan M. Tonkin in Crystal Lake. They had been a loving happy couple for 41 years and raised two beautiful children.
He owned and operated Quality Auto Service in Crystal Lake where his slogan was "Ya know gearheads never die, they just grind away."
He enjoyed being with his family, friends, working, driving hot rods, racing, fishing and his zoo. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Good Guys.
Survivors include his wife, Susan of Richmond; a daughter, Sheila M. Schultz; a son, William P. Schultz IV; his mother, Ann Schultz; his sisters, Elizabeth Schribner, Marilyn (Richard) Miller, Patricia (Al) Wdowicki, Barbra (Richard) Stephas and Anna Berry; his in-laws, Sandy Jenkins, Sherrie (Jim) Hales, Gay (Ed) Ward, Laurie (Pat) Surma, Terry (Shane) Northan, Linda Tonkin, Brett Tonkin and Chett (Kristine) Tonkin; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, William P. Schultz II; and his sisters, Betty Berry and Nancy Frank.
The visitation with the family will be from 1 p.m. until the service at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. A procession will follow to Crystal Lake Memorial Park for interment service and all gearheads may bring out your show cars for the procession to the cemetery.
Please note that Bull Valley Road will be closed at the Metra train tracks. Use Route 31 to arrive at the funeral home.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society, specifically to the Pancreatic Fund.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-0063.