CROWLEY – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church for John Herman Schultz Jr., 77, who died Sept. 20, 2016, in Crowley. Fr. Michael DeBlanc, associate pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, will be officiating for the services. The family is requesting visiting hours to be held Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home in Crowley. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday. Interment will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery in Mowata. John was born in Acadia Parish and graduated from St. Michael Catholic High School in 1958. He was a member of the Louisiana National Guard. John was a farmer for 35 years. He loved all sporting events and spending time with his children, and grandchildren.He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Marjorie Robichaux Schultz of Crowley; two daughters, Sara LeJeune and her husband Brodie of Crowley, and Debbie Hensgens and her husband Johann of Crowley;three sons, Patrick Schultz and his wife Adriane of Mowata, Scott Schultz of Crowley and John Schultz III and his wife Holly of Crowley; one sister, Mary Francis Schultz Wall and her husband Thomas Michael; and 23 grandchildren, Drake Schultz, Luke Schultz, Wesen Schultz, Patrick Schultz, Colt Schultz, Anne Marie Schultz, Mary Elizabeth Schultz, Hank Schultz, Blaise Schultz, Madelyn LeJeune, Hunter LeJeune, Brodie LeJeune Jr., Jacob Link, Johann Hensgens III, Joseph Hengens, John William Hensgens, Peter Hensgens, Katherine Hensgens, John Schultz IV, Hannah Schultz, Natalie Schultz, Ryan Schultz and Charlotte Schultz Mr. Schultz is preceded in death by his parents, John Herman and Regina Hensgens Schultz Sr.; two brothers, Patrick Leo Schultz and Charles Herman Schultz; and a sister-in-law, Jerry Trumps Schultz. Pallbearers will be Craig Schultz, Douglas Schultz, Drake Schultz, Jacob Link, Hunter LeJeune and John Schultz IV. Honorary pallbearers, will be Warren “Beason” Hensgens, Tom Dischler, Gerald Burton, and Stanley Zaunbrecher. Condolences may be sent to the family by www. geesey-ferguson.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home of Crowley.