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Kenneth Richard Stultz

August 1, 1945 — May 18, 2020

Kenneth R. Stultz, 74, life-long resident of Sioux City, Iowa died on Monday, May 18, 2020 at home with his family by his side.

A Celebration of Life will be at 4:00 PM, Friday, at Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Larkin Chapel, located at 2320 Outer Drive North Sioux City, Iowa 51104 with Pastor Roger Madden officiating.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Kenneth was born August 1, 1945 in Sioux City, Iowa, to Richard and Mary (Lalumendre) Stultz. He graduated in 1963 from Central High School in Sioux City. He listed in the Navy in June 1963 where he served during Vietnam. Kenneth was united in marriage to Carolyn Kaye Carlson on June 27, 1966, in Sioux City.

Kenneth owned Stultz Plumbing, Tri-State Lindsay Water Conditioning and was a licensed master plumber in Sioux City working every day for 52 years.

Kenneth served on the board for Floyd slow pitch softball for 16 years. He was a longtime Chicago Cubs fan and rarely missed a game. Ken was also a season ticket holder for the Sioux City Musketeers. He enjoyed going to Catfish Bay near Sioux Falls to watch his grandkids water ski.

Surviving are his wife Carolyn Stultz of Sioux City; 2 daughters, Shelley (Lance) Bushar of Harrisburg, SD, Christine (Jim) Hunter of Council Bluffs, IA; 6 grandkids, Elizabeth (Jarod) Jones, Jessica (Alex) Mehlhaff, LeAnn Bushar, Abigail Bushar, Lindsey Hunter, Ian Hunter; 3 great grandchildren, Liam and Logan Jones, Wyatt Ronczyk; 6 siblings William (Carmen) Stultz of Asturial, Spain, Marie (Mike) Rudder of Lawton, IA, Steve ( Jan) Stultz of Harrisonville, MO, Jerry (Jodi) Stultz of Phoenix, AZ, John (Diane) Stultz of Blue Springs, MO, Carol (Darrell) Blanford of Sioux City; sister in-law, Mary Stultz.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Don and Larry.
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Service Schedule

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Celebration Of Life

Friday, May 22, 2020

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christy-Smith Funeral Homes - Larkin Chapel

2320 Outer Drive North, Sioux City, IA 51104

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