Shane Lee Schultz, 43, of Neola passed away on June 19, 2013 in Murray after a short illness. Shane was born in Deming, New Mexico, Feb 1, 1970 to George Robert and Barbara Kaye Schultz.
The Schultz family moved to Moab in early 1976. Shane graduated Grand County High school in 1988 and then was accepted into the United States Coast Guard, serving two years aboard the USCG Cutter Ironwood and then at Air Station Kodiak in Alaska.
After leaving Alaska Shane and his new family lived in Nevada, Utah, and Arizona before making Los Alamos, NM their home in 1996. He graduated from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Artesia, NM in 1999.
Shane served with the Pojoque and Tesuque tribal police agencies and then as a United States Federal Air Marshal. In 2008 he entered military service again, serving with the 1st Infantry Division Fort Riley, KS as a Combat Engineer. Shane married Stephanie Corn of Moab January 16th 2010. In early 2011 he was deployed to Afghanistan with the 4th squadron 4th Cavalry Regiment “pale riders”. In late 2012 Shane retired medically from active duty, at that time he and his wife relocated to Neola. He was attending USU at the time of his death.
Shane loved being in the mountains around Neola, he loved being outdoors with his dogs, fishing and camping. Shane enjoyed Jeeping. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, making homemade pizza and grilling on the BBQ. Shane was know and will be remembered for his sense of humor, crazy pranks, and that infectious laugh of his.
Shane was proceeded in death by his father George R. Schultz of Moab and brother Jesse Schultz of Los Alamos, NM. He is survived by his wife Stephanie Schultz of Neola, mother Barbara Mitchell of Clovis, NM, brothers Tony Schultz (Aidai) of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; Wes Schultz (Mandy) of Bagdad, AZ; and Kevin Schultz of Los Alamos, NM; daughter Jessica Underwood-Wallace; granddaughters Jayci and Audrey of Houston, Texas; son Tyler Schultz of Los Alamos, NM; daughter Kalyn Schultz of Los Alamos, NM; step-children Alyson Allgood (Dylan) of Neola and Cassie Lema of Moab. Stepmother Diana Webb of The Villages, Flo., stepbrother David Slavens (Heidi) of Minneapolis, Minn., stepsisters Jennifer White (Ryan) of Colorado Springs, Colo; and Ellen Trachman (William) of Denver. Shane is also survived by many nieces, nephews that he adored.