STORM LAKE -- Alan Schutz was born on Sept. 18, 1954 in Emmetsburg, the son of Robert and Betty (Strong) Schutz.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in Mallard. The Fratzke & Jensen Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.
Al died on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, at the age of 59.
Al attended Mallard Community Schools. After completing his high school education, he went to work for Schutz Brothers' Market for six years. Then he moved to Storm Lake where he opened up his own commodity firm. After the firm closed, Al went to work for Al's Inc.
Al was a very dedicated worker, and very loyal to his family and friends.
Al is survived by his parents: Robert and Betty Schutz; sister, Barbara (Bernard) Caspar; brother, James (Marcia) Schutz; niece and nephews: Jeremiah Schutz, Jessica Schutz, and Joshua Schutz; best friends, Don (Mary) Diehl and their children, Paul and Abby Diehl; good friend; Dennis Peters; and the James Bauer family.