Bryan L. Schultz

MARQUETTE, MI – Bryan Louis Schultz, 48, of Negaunee, died Thursday, September 9, 2021, at UP Health System-Marquette, following a short illness.

He was born June 7, 1973, in Muskegon, Michigan, a son of Richard and Mary (Burns) Schultz. He was a 1992 graduate of Ishpeming High School.

Bryan was employed as a lead boiler and kiln operator at Potlach Sawmill from 1998 to 2014.

He enjoyed spending time with his girls, the outdoors hunting, camping, archery and fishing on his boat.

Bryan is survived by his children, Bryelle Schultz and Payton Schultz of Marquette; step-children, Kirk Bragenzer of Marquette and Taylor Roberts of Sheboygan, WI; “family”, Ashley (Chet) Barto of Negaunee; parents, Richard & Mary Schultz of Negaunee; step-grandchildren, Ryleigh, Jadyn, Kirk Jr. and Nova; significant other, Abby Nardi of Ishpeming; siblings, Kevin Schultz of Kalispell, MT, Dan (Tara) Schultz of New Boston, MI and Laura (Robert) Spade of Gwinn; former-spouse, Danielle Bragenzer of Marquette; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of Bryan’s life will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 1 to 4 pm, at Woodland Church, in Marquette.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to Bryan’s family in care of Richard Schultz, 153 Maple Ridge Road, Negaunee, MI 49866.

Canale & Pennock Funeral Service in Ishpeming, is assisting the family where memories may be shared at canalepennock.com.