Leonard Joseph SchnitzlerLeonard Schnitzler peacefully passed away January 9, 2013 at his Woodinville, WA home. Mary Schnitzler, the love of his life, was by his side til his last breath.
Leonard was born on May 3, 1942 to John and Mathilda Schnitzler in Langdon, ND. He graduated from St. Alphonsus Catholic School and continued his education at the University of North Dakota. Leonard and Mary met each other on a blind date and were married on June 6, 1964. In 1965 they moved to Eugene, OR. Leonard worked for Home Insulation and when asked, moved his family to Redmond, WA in 1967 to help start a new branch of Home Insulation. In 1971 Leonard opened his own business weatherstripping doors. He built Weatherstripping Specialists into a much sought after contractors’ service and sold it when he retired in 2007. In 1976 Leonard and Mary built and moved into their dream home in Woodinville, WA. Leonard and his family were charter members of St. Jude Catholic Church in Redmond, WA. Leonard cared about this faith community and was involved with the usher program for many years. Above all else, Leonard was a family man. He truly lived by these words “Family Comes First”.