Craig Daniel Ulrich, 44 of New Douglas, died at Christian Hospital North East, St. Louis, MO on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at 12:10 a.m. He was born on May 24, 1977, in Wood River to Daniel Otto Ulrich and Nancy Ellen (Craig) Schmidt.
He married Jessica (Scheller) Ulrich on January 5, 2011, in Carlinville. He was active military.
He is survived by his father and stepmother, Daniel & Patricia Ulrich of Gillespie; mother, Nancy Schmidt of Bethalto; spouse, Jessica Ulrich of New Douglas; children, Rebecca Scheller of New Douglas and Odin Ulrich of New Douglas; grandparents, Melba Droege of Godfrey; siblings, Jennifer (Steve) Hinkle of Rosewood Heights, Christine (Jeffrey) Smith – Petit of Rosewood Heights, IL, Brian (Jessi) Bauser of Gillespie, Jonathan Fluck of Bethalto, and Jeffrey (Liz) Fluck of Gulf Breeze; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and father figure, Bill Carpenter.
Craig was preceded in death by his stepfather, Gary Schmidt; grandfather, Robert B. Droege; grandparents, John and Helen Ulrich; and his other mother, Karen Carpenter.
Friends may call on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. Celebration of life service will follow at the funeral home at 1:00 pm.
Memorials are suggested to Children’s College Fund % Jessica Ulrich. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.