Holger Schulz, 68, of Grayson, passed away on October 19 in Grayson. Visitation will be 5-8pm on Thursday, October 24 at Wages & Sons Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 2pm on Friday, October 25 at Gracepointe Nazarene Church with Pastor Ken Dove officiating. Holger was born in Marschkamp, Germany to Herbert & Gretchen Schulz on September 1, 1951.  He married Marleen Helmke on November 16, 1972 in Elmlohe, Germany. He worked for Satorius Group North America for 38 years and retired in 2016. He served two years in the German Navy in radar intelligence. He was a member of the Senior Golfers Association of Atlanta. He attended Atlanta First/Gracepointe Nazarene Church for 35 years and was devotedly involved in many of the ministries including church board, Sunday school teacher, greeter, head usher, 11 mission trips to Belize, Caravan director, etc. He received a Distinguished Service Award from Gracepointe in 2014. Holger is survived by his wife: Marleen Schulz, daughters: Jennifer Schulz & Kevin Wade, Melanie (Schulz) & Jeremy Rockwell, sister: Sigrid (Schulz) & Gert Rosenbaum, Grandchildren: Brianna & Kailey Thornton and Taryn & Zoey Rockwell. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Gracepointe Church of the Nazarene Children’s Ministries on behalf of Holger Schulz.

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  1. Holger, you will never be forgotten. You have always been my friend and will always be. You are in my prayers.
    May you rest in peace my good friend.

  2. So sorry. He sounds like a wonderful man to have lost so soon. My heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to all of you.

  3. So very sorry to have you leave us too soon and wishing peace and wonderful memories to family and friends. We will miss you .

  4. Melanie and family, wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to hold forever in your heart.

  5. My deepest sympathies ….. your family is amazing and i know that He will he missed dearly. Hugs to everyone from the Jensen’s.

  6. Holger was well loved! Spent many times at their home enjoying his delicious German Potato Salad and a lively game of table tennis. He loved his family and friends.

    Sherry Brestle

  7. To my very dear friend Marleen and family. Holger was a special man who will be missed very much. He was a wonderful husband, father, Opa, friend. So sorry I live so far away in New York. I would be there in a heartbeat if I could. May you all keep the candle burning by talking about him, and sharing your memories. Love you. Rest In Peace Holger.❤️🙏

  8. We will miss Holger … he was such a wonderful man who loved God and his family! He was very involved with both church and family. We are thankful for the few years since retirement when he was able to enjoy the sport of golf and the play allowed for a great friendship to develop between him and Bob. Our prayers are with all the family. Treasure the many memories that are a gift from God until you see him again in the eternal home he now enjoys.

  9. We have such good memories of Holger and his dedication to the church family. Our boys reaped the benefits of his guidance in the Nazarene Caravan program. And during this time of year he was always so helpful in our “Bibleland” production. You will be in our thoughts and prayers as you navigate forward. We will miss Holger.

  10. I’m so sorry for your lost he was a great friend Marleen you and family will be in my thoughts and prayers may he R I P.

  11. I’m so sorry for your lost he was a wonderful kind friend gene really loved the talks they use to have. God bless . Angela &Gene

  12. Holger exemplified these: strong encourager, knowledgeable mentor, faithful friend! He was treasured & will be missed.

  13. We have many great memories of Holger. His dedication and love for the church family was evident. Our boys were recipients of his guidance through the Nazarene Caravan program. And during this time of year, we remember his involvement in the “Bibleland” production. Thank you Holger for life of service. We will miss you.

  14. Your family is in my heart & prayers. He was a wonderful man & awesome example of a Follower of Christ . He will be greatly missed!!!!

  15. So sorry for your lost. He was a great prayer warrior. May the God of all comfort give you His peace 🙏 that passes all understanding .rest in peace my brother.

  16. So sorry for your lost brother Holger was a great prayer warrior. May the God of all Comfort 🙏 give you peace in this time of sorrow. Rest in peace my brother.

  17. Holger, gone too soon. Prayers for all the family. Such a fine Christian man and example of Christ’s love.
    Carl and Dianne Hall

  18. Marlene I pray you will be comforted. You and Holger have always been a friend and a prayer support during my family’s lowest. We will miss him,… but only for a while. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  19. Our loss is heaven’s gain. My friend you were an inspiration to all of us and Bobbi and DI will greatly miss you but we will see you again one day.

  20. I live in Georgia and had the pleasure of travelling to the national sales meeting with Holger on several occasions. What a kind, generous man, such a great sense of humor, he could always make me smile. He will be missed by us all. RIP dear friend

  21. Jenn and family,

    I was sad to hear the news. Praise God that we will all be together again in the Father’s arms. Hugs and Prayers!

  22. We loved and appreciated Holger; he was a faithful father, husband, and servant of God. May our Heavenly Father comfort you, Marleen, and your family during this untimely loss.

  23. Dear Melanie – Just got this from Jae. There is never a good time to let go of those we love it but knowing they are with the Lord makes it a little easier. Our prayers today are for peace and grace. Much love – Kathy, Joe & Nathaniel Paryzek💙🙏🏼💙

  24. Holger, was an inspiration to all who took time, getting to know this kind, God fearing man. Our prayers are for his family,that they have comfort, knowing he is at peace.

  25. So sorry to hear the news of Holger’s passing. Just wanted to let you know that the Schultzs & Thorntons are in my prayers during this time. Holger will be missed. He was a wonderful husband, father, opa, opi, and friend to all.

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