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.