Mark Edward Shultz was born on December 16, 1949 to Marion and Clarabelle Schultz in Helena, Montana. On Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Mark passed away comfortably and peacefully with Heather by his side.
In 1970, Mark joined the Army and valiantly served in Vietnam. While in Vietnam, Mark was a sniper in the 101st Airborne. He received metals for Infantry, 3 Purple Hearts, 4 bronze stars with clusters, Army Metal, Vietnam Badge, and Sharp Shooter Machine Gun Rifle. Mark was a hero.
Following his time in the service, Mark moved back to Helena and began work as a lineman for the phone company. Mark was a rebel who lived a fast life and greatly enjoyed riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle. Mark was ambitious in all that he did. He worked hard and was dedicated to his country though his military service. Mark’s artistic ingenuity and carpentry skills lead him to creating many beautiful works of art. Mark was a collector of many things from cars to artwork. Mark passionately supported the arts and his charitable contributions throughout the community will be greatly missed. Mark was a friend you could depend on and he was always ready to help out in any way he could. Mark was known for his off the wall sense of humor and unique jokes. Mark loved life and his vibrancy brought life to everything.
Mark is survived by his girlfriend, Heather Thumb, children Jason and Brianne, and friends Rick Hays, Wes Long, Fred Wong, and countless others.
Mark is preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials are suggested to Anderson Stevenson Wilke Funeral Home at 3750 N. Montana Ave. Helena, MT 59602. Please visit below to offer condolences to the family or share a memory of Mark.