Beatrice Anna (Schultz) Stiefvater, age 91, went home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at the Plymouth Care Center.

She was born in Sheboygan on Oct. 26, 1922, daughter of the late Walter and Margaret (Biederwolf) Schultz. She was the eldest of four children and attended Holy Name Catholic School and North High School.

On Nov. 15, 1941, she married August Stiefvater at Holy Name Catholic Church. They had one daughter, Judith Ann and one son, Steven Kenneth Stiefvater.

Beatrice worked as a meat wrapper at the Kroger-Krambo Grocery Store. In 1965 she and her husband moved to Elkhart Lake to manage the Sheboygan County Marsh Bar and Campsite. They left in 1970 to work at the Sunny Ridge Nursing Home retiring in 1983.

She is survived by her loving husband, August; her daughter, Judith Ann; nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and six step great-grandchildren; a brother-inlaw, Arnold Stiefvater; and many nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Steven; two brothers, Donald and Kenneth Schultz; a sister, Virginia Grunow; and a sister-in-law, Violet Jesinski.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday afternoon, April 28, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth with Father Daniel Volkert officiating. Entombment followed in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Sheboygan.

A memorial fund has been established in the name of Beatrice Anna Stiefvater.

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The family would like to thank the caregivers from Gemini Health Care, the staff of St. Nicholas Hospital, the Plymouth Care Center, Sharon S. Richardson Hospice, and all her supporters for the wonderful care and concern they have shown Beatrice and her family this past year.

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