JOLIET, Ill. (STMW) — Arthur Schultz, Joliet’s longest serving mayor who retired in May after five terms and 20 years in office, died Saturday night at the age of 78.
Schultz had been hospitalized since Nov. 14, suffering from congestive heart failure and had developed other complications. He spent the last week at the Joliet hospice home.READ MORE: Chicago Sky Win First WNBA Championship As They Top Phoenix Mercury
“He had a peaceful death,” said his daughter Nancy Schultz Voots, who is Will County Clerk. “The family was by his side.”READ MORE: Jubilant And Inspired Fans, Booming Businesses Near Wintrust Arena As Chicago Sky Win WNBA Championship
Voots said her father died at 6:20 p.m.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Slow Warm-Up Beginning
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