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Leonard Louis “Len” Schott

July 14, 1943 - February 21, 2020

Leonard Louis “Len” Schott, age 76, of Newark, DE, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Chicago, IL on July 14, 1943, he was a son of the late Verne and Maxine J. (Hemingway) Schott. Len was a proud US Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War.

After graduating from Otisville High School, he received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Western Michigan University. Len made his career as a design engineer contractor for General Motors.

He enjoyed race walking, gardening, playing cards at the senior center, and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Len was preceded in death by his brothers, Albert and Robert Schott. He is survived by his loving wife, Charlu (Ogborne) Schott; children; Carrie Yontz (Mike), Jamie Schott (Zakiya) and Theodore Schott (Elizabeth); grandchildren, Harper, Arlo, and Uriel; brother, William Schott; sisters, Ann and Muriel Schott; stepsons, William (Diane) and Jeremy (Susan) Schilling; and step grandchildren, Addi May, Sullivan, Lucy, Emma, and Dietrich.

A memorial service will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 10 Johnson Road, Newark, DE 19713.

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3 Condolences for Leonard Louis “Len” Schott

  • We are so sorry to lose a special cousin and a wonderful person. May Leonard’s wife , children, extended family and friends be comforted by the beautiful memories of your lives together. We’ll meet again some golden day.

  • Leonard was a funny person always made you laugh. He always talked about his grandkids, and always showed us pictures of them. He was so happy to be a grandpa. There will never be another person like Leonard at home depot, you will be missed my friend.

  • Leonard was such a sweet person! I loved working with him at home Depot. He always loved talking about his engineering days in Michigan and was very passionate when he spoke about his children and grandchildren. He will be missed.