Leonard Paul Schenz, age 91 of Cridersville, died at 11:03 p.m., Monday at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born January 25, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio; to the late Albert and Mary Emma Dansbury Schenz. On October 31, 1948 he married Frances Jane Sells, who died November 16, 2014.
Mr. Schenz was a retired accountant with Sheller Globe and a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Lima.
Survivors include 5 children – Sharon F. Irving of Cridersville; L. Paul (Susan) Schenz of Loveland, Ohio; Barbara (James) Snyder of Florida; Eric (Debra) Schenz of North Carolina; Lynne (Christopher) Sanders of Cridersville; multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren; 2 sisters – Laura Niesen of Cincinnati, and Yvonne Risola of Cincinnati .
He was preceded in death by a son-in-law – Dr. Thomas Irving; a brother – Albert Schenz; 2 sisters – Dora Schenz, and Clarice Beneking.
Scripture services will start at noon, Thursday, April 13, 2017 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Lima. Fathers David Ross and Rob Waller will officiate. Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Literacy Program at the Lima City Library