LAKIN — Carol Jean Schulz, 66, died Monday, April 29, 2019, at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City.

She was born Feb. 14, 1953, in Picher, Okla., to Charlie and Delores (Cox) Owens.

She moved with her family to Lakin while she was in grade school and has lived there since.

On Feb. 21, 1969, she married Jerry D. Schulz in Lakin. Carol worked as owner and operator of Jerry’s Bicycle, CJ Pawn, & Hot Rod Video Store.

Survivors include four children, Belinda Gantt, of Gypsum, Michael Schulz, of Lakin, Dixie Velacich, of Lakin, and Rodney Schulz, of Aurora, Colo.; a sister, Tammy Craig, of Pueblo West, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, who died Aug. 18, 2015. She also was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Richard “Dickey” Owens; and a sister, Deborah Lynn Horwat.

A memorial service was held Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Lakin. Burial followed at the Lakin Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials to Miles of Smiles, in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Lakin. Condolences may be given at