August 5, 1962 - August 8, 2004
Memorial services for Jodie K. Schulke, age 42, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, were held in Colorado Springs on Thursday, August 12. Private family graveside services were held Friday, September 3 at 6 p.m. at Galva East Cemetery in Galva with Reverend Paul Egger of St. John Lutheran Church in Galva officiating. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.
Jodie died Sunday, August 8 in Colorado Springs.
Jodie Kae Schulke was born August 5, 1962 in Storm Lake to Geroge E. and Judy K. (Else) Schulke. In December of 1967, she moved with her family to live in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she lived until the time of her death.
Jodie was baptized at St. John Lutheran Church in Storm Lake on September 9, 1962. She attended Immanuel Lutheran School in Colorado Springs, where she was confirmed as a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. She continued her education at Mitchell High School and Pikes Peak Community college. She worked in various food service industries, most recently as a manager with Papa Murphy's. Jodie enjoyed children, her collection of more than 85 dolls, doing crossword puzzles, and needlework.
In 1991, she was diagnosed with diabetes, of which she suffered complications that led to her unexpected death.
Jodie is survived by her mother, Judy K. and husband Gaylen Winterhof of Galva; her father, George E. Schulke, Sr. of Waxachaxie, Texas; three sisters: Kim and husband Dave Thomas of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Jill and husband Bob Bryant of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and Mindy Schulke and Dave Natale of Arden Hills, Minnesota; two brothers: George Schulke, Jr. of Colorado Springs, Colorado and William Schulke of Fort Collins, Colorado; a niece and nephew: Rossy Natale and Nick Schulke of Arden Hills, Minnesota; paternal grandmother, Martha Schulke of Marion; other special family: Scott , Tonia and Bailey Winterhof of Galva and Jeff, Krista, Jessica and Kyle Johnson of Albert City; and many special aunts, uncles and cousins, as well as a host of friends.
Jodie was preceded in death by her grandparents, Edith and Arnold Else and Walter Schulke; her uncle, Bill Else; and her cousin, Randy Else.