Edward A. Schulz, 88, of Fairfield, the husband of Gertrude Schulz, died April 16.

Born Dec. 31, 1922, in Springfield, Mass., he was the son of the late Albert and Alma Schulz. He was a graduate of Fairfield High School and graduated in 1944 from the Merchant Marine Academy with a bachelor of science degree, a master's ticket and commission as an ensign in the U.S. Navy Reserve. He served as a mate during World War II on Liberty ships crossing the Atlantic Ocean.

After the war, he attended Lehigh University and graduated in 1951 with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering. He worked for General Electric until 1971 and was then employed as an electrical design engineer with Dresser Industries until 1988.

He was a past commander of the Penfield Power Squadron and a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Bridgeport.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, David E. Schulz; two daughters, Bonnie S. McWain and Linda S. Robbins, and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. April 19 in Salem Lutheran Church, 3160 Park Ave., Bridgeport. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. April 18 in the Larson Funeral Home, 2496 North Ave., Bridgeport. Burial will be in Lawncroft Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Salem Lutheran Church.