Pastor Karl M Schultz was born in Wausau, WI, the fifth
child and only son of Pastor Ray and Naomi (Nitz) Schultz. He graduated
from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Thiensville, WI in 1994.
Pastor and Jill married on August 3, 1991. During Pastor’s vicar year at Salem Lutheran Church in Stillwater, MN (1992-93), the first Schultz child, Katherine (Katie) was born. Pastor’s assignment upon graduating from the Seminary was to serve the Christians of St Peter Lutheran Church in rural Darwin, MN (the home of the world’s largest ball of twine made by one man). He served in Darwin from June 1994 to October 1998. During these years the next three Schultz children were born: Emma, Grace, and Aaron. In October 1998 the Schultz family moved to Hadar, NE where Pastor served Immanuel Lutheran Church and School. The next two Schultz children were born in Nebraska: Luke and Sadie. From May 2004 through December 2013 Pastor served as associate pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church and School in Kaukauna, WI. The last two of the children were born during these years: Joseph (Joe) and Meredith.