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Obituary of Olive B. Shulda:

Olive B. Shulda, daughter of Albert Sylvester Havel and and Ann B. (Rott) Havel was born April 18, 1921, southeast of Cuba, Kansas in Richland Township, Republic County and passed away on January 10, 2017 at Republic County Long Term Care, Belleville, Kansas at the age of 95 years, 8 months and 22 days.
From 1927 to 1935, Olive attended grade school at White School, which was 2 miles south of Cuba on the Agenda road and 1 mile west of her home. After grade school, she attended and graduated from Cuba High School in 1939. Olive was a member of the Cuba High School girl’s basketball team.
Olive Havel married Gerald Vernon Shulda, the son of Edward W. and Mary (Marsicek) Shulda on December 10, 1941. To this union were born two children, Karen and Kevin.
Olive was very kind-hearted, thoughtful and connected well with all generations. She was an accomplished seamstress, fantastic Czech cook and baker, loved Czech music, was an avid Canasta and Pitch card player, as well as a master gardener and quilter.
Very near and dear to Olive was her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald, son Kevin, her parents, her sister Bessie Krob, brother Orval Havel, brother Bobby Havel and sister Rosemary Frasure.
Olive is survived by her daughter Karen (Bill) Lawrence of Missoula, Montana, daughter-in-law Sally Hillyer of Safe Harbor, Florida, grandsons Brian (Marlys) Shulda of Kansas City, Kansas and Scott (Sarah) Shulda of Golden Colorado and granddaughters Adrea Lawrence (Brett Rosenberg) of Missoula, Montana and Lisa Lawrence (Brian Woolf) of Baker City, Oregon and great grandchildren Mariah and Brody Shulda, Sage and Rhian Shulda, Reid and Evelyn Rosenberg and Zeke and Ziggy Woolf.
A private family Graveside Service and Interment will be held at National Bohemian (Kopsa) Cemetery rural Cuba, Kansas. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.
The family has suggested that memorials may be given to Family Choice and sent in care of Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, 1322 19th St., PO Box 326, Belleville, Kansas 66935
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