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Schmitz, Leonard W.

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October 6, 1912 - August 16, 2010

Schmitz, Leonard W.

Schmitz, Leonard William Born October 6, 1912 in Lindsay, Texas. Died August 16, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. Leonard was preceded in death by his parents John & Mary Bezner Schmitz; sisters Gertrude Horn & Celestine Theimer, & brother John Henry Schmitz. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Jennie Lathem Schmitz, children Ann Young (Roy), Mary Lehman (Bill), Robert Schmitz (Shawn) & James Schmitz, grandchildren Eileen, Roy III, Angela, Tom, Guy, Alex, Maegan, Lauren, Adam, Eric, Jennie, & Rachel; 16 great grandchildren, brothers Freddy Schmitz & LeeRoy Schmitz, sisters Rosalie Cox & Marcella Wilde & many nieces & nephews. Leonard served in the 5th Armored Division in Europe at the Battle of the Bulge during WWII. After his Honorable Discharge he co-founded Club Schmitz in 1946 which is still owned & operated by the family today. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to your favorite charity. Visitation Tues., Aug. 17th 6:00-8:00pm with Recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00pm in the Chapel of North Dallas Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial Wed., Aug. 18th at 10:00am at St. Monica’s Catholic Church, Midway & Walnut Hill Ln., Dallas with Interment following at Calvary Hill Cemetery.

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