Crystal Ann Schulz


July 22, 1986 - March 11, 2013





Crystal Ann Schulz was born July 22, 1986 in Mitchell, SD. She grew up attending school in Mount Vernon, Alexandria and graduated from Mitchell High School in 2005. She also attended Mitchell Technical Institute.  She was employed at Bright Beginnings Day Care for several years, Walmart, Casey’s General Store and was currently working at the Mitchell Abbott House. Throughout the years, Crystal loved babysitting for her numerous families and friends.

She is survived by her mother, Agnes Clement and brother, Austin Schulz, Chamberlain; her grandmother, Joanne Schulz, Mitchell; a dear lifelong friend, Amanda Phillips and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandpa Robert Schulz and great grandparents.


Tuesday, March 19, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Wednesday, March 20, 2013
10:30 AM
Resurrection Lutheran Church
4013 North Main Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Gwendy Brown on March 27, 2013
Dear Agnes,
Crystal, a beautiful name for a beautiful girl, I did not know her personally, but I do know what you are suffering as I to lost my daughter. It leaves a hole in your heart that can never be filled.
Just know that she is whole again and feels no pain.As she passed from this world we know and reached out and took the hand of god, I'm sure her thoughts would have been that she would miss her family and friends. You are in my prayers...
Posted by Tayla Chapman on March 25, 2013
Crystal helped me during my stay at Abbott House. She was very bright and always there to help when I needed her. I will miss her dearly!
Posted by clarice and wakinya jewett on March 21, 2013
deepest condolences from us as u go though such a hard ime losing a child is the hardest thing in this world, our thoughts and prayers are with my dear fren agnes.
Posted by Brad Seehafer on March 20, 2013
So sorry for the loss that your family is feeling. May our Heavenly Father help you through this difficult time!
Posted by Alice Mentele on March 20, 2013
Agnes & the entire Schulz family
My thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time. I always felt a special bond with your family during the elementary school years when I taught you and several of your siblings. Perhaps it was because we shared a farming background and large families. I did not know Crystal, but I gather from others' comments that she was a very special person. May the Good Lord continue to help you as you cope with your loss.

Alice (Tyler) Mentele
Posted by Laura Burgess on March 19, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss of an amazing girl. I worked with Crystal at Abbott House and she was amazing. One of my favorite people to work with. I hope to make it to the funeral if I can get away at work for it. The good news is I know that she is with God in Heaven and free of any earthly problems. If you haven't read the book "Heaven is for Real" please do, it really helped me come to peace with the loss of my brothers a few years back as did the book "The Shack" Sending the family and her many friends many prayers to get through the loss of Crystal.
Posted by Kari Rickel on March 19, 2013
Aggie and Austin--I am so sorry for your loss. Crystal was a special girl and I remember her being Jake's favorite at Bright Beginnings. She was even sweet enough to attend his birthday party when he was going there. I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Let me know if there is anything that I can do for you during this difficult time. Kari
Posted by Kyle & Ashley Schulz and girls on March 18, 2013
Aggie and Austin, we've been thinking about you thru this difficult time. Crystal was an amazing person and that's the way she will be remembered. She will not be forgotten and will always be in our hearts and continue to watch over us til we all meet again someday. We are all here for you if you need us. Love you guys!
Posted by Debra ~ Ernie Hohn on March 18, 2013
Aggie and Austin: your in our thoughts and prayers.
We will never forget your Crystal, she was a great daughter and
sister! Austin would come down to see us, and Crystal would
always be checking on him, to see if he was OK.
When you all moved, the neighborhood wasn't the same.
We hope you all make it threw this difficult time....
Posted by Phil & Marsha Schulz on March 18, 2013
Aggie and Austin you both are in our thoughts and prayers
Posted by Judi Hurley-Jaqua (Mandi's Great Aunt) on March 17, 2013
Aggie and Austin, you are in my prayers. Crystal was very special to me. I always enjoyed her visits to Sioux Falls with Mandi and seeing her in Mitchell. The is an empty space in my heart for Crystal and will always be there. God Bless you and comfort you.
Posted by Burt & Pam Stransky on March 16, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of this beautiful young woman.
Posted by Glenda Dykes Stephenson on March 16, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Posted by Marv and Pat Buller on March 16, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and have been thru this very hard time. Marsha's mom Marlene is my sister and I remember how much she cared for you!! Marv and Pat Buller
Posted by karen Spelbring on March 15, 2013
To My Dear Friends,
I am deeply saddened that those I love and are so close to are going through this most difficult time in your lives. Please know that Crystal is now surrounded by Angels and our loving Father. I will miss her carefree, generous, beautiful presence. Aggie you have done an amazing job with the two beautiful children that you have...May God's love comfort you at this most difficult time. Love and Prayers dear friends...I am always here for you...I love you all! Karen
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