Ponca City, OK

Now: 55 °F

Currently: T-Storm / Windy

Hi: 55 °F | Lo: 54 °F


Hi: 75 °F 

Lo: 55 °F


Hi: 84 °F 

Lo: 70 °F


Hi: 84 °F 

Lo: 69 °F


Hi: 80 °F 

Lo: 70 °F


Hi: 83 °F 

Lo: 70 °F

Obituary for Albert “Buz” Shultz

Ponca City Now - January 17, 2018 10:17 am

Albert “Buz” Leon Shultz

(September 17, 1953 – January 17, 2018)

Albert Leon “Buz” Shultz of Braman, Oklahoma, died early Wednesday morning, January 17, 2017, in the Integris Northwest Specialty Hospital in Enid, Oklahoma, at the age of 64 years.

Albert Leon “Buz” Shultz was born on September 17, 1953, in Fredonia, Kansas to Lawrence Lee and Louise Frances (Baughn) Shultz. He grew up in Fredonia and Neodesha, Kansas. In 1971, Buz entered the Air Force. He then worked in law enforcement and later in life in security. In 2000, Buz was introduced by a friend to Nora Bell Blenden, and after three months of dating, they got married on November 22, 2000 in Ponca City, Oklahoma. Buz loved music, collecting eagles, woodworking, and cars. He played the guitar, banjo, ukulele, but most of all loved to sing. He has one son and three daughters.

He is survived by his wife, Nora of Braman; a son, Loren Shultz and wife Randi of Ark City, Kansas; three daughters, Jennifer Walker and husband Mike of Wagoner, Shanna Shultz and Daniel Ryan of Wagoner, and Angela McCauley of Ponca City; three brothers, Larry Shultz and wife Phyllis of Winfield, Kansas, Marvin Shultz of Cedarvale, Kansas, and Randall Shultz and wife Pauline of Winfield, Kansas; three sisters, Shelia Morgan of Braman, Mary Schoonover of Braman, and Debbie Tallman of Wellington, Kansas; ten grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Monday, January 22nd in the Braman United Methodist Church with Rev. Trish Harris and Rev. Don Simpson officiating.

Honorary casketbearers will be Skyler Greenfield, Blake Walker, Nash Walker, Mason Ryan, Dakota McCauley, Wes Schoonover, Jeffery Jackson, Melvin Bergman, and Paul Havens.