He was born Sept. 26, 1939, in Washington, Mo., the son of Joseph and Anne Swoboda Schulte. Brother David spent all of his years of ministry as maintenance supervisor for institutions of the province, 25 of those at St. Anthony Friary St. Louis.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Raymond.
Surviving are his mother, Anne Schulte of Washington, Mo.; sisters, Laverne Buhr, Rose Monzyk, and Kathy Seamon, all of Washington, Mo., and Jeanette Rhorer of Bonnots Mill, Mo.; brothers, Kenny Schulte of Washington, Mo., and Richard Schulte of Union, Mo.; many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and his Franciscan family of the Sacred Heart Province.
The funeral Mass was held Nov. 27 at St. Anthony Church in St. Louis, with burial in the Franciscan Friars Section of Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery in St. Louis.
Memorials may be sent to Father Michael Hill, OFM, at St. Anthony Friary, 3140 Meramec St., St. Louis, MO 63118.
Staab Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.