Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home

4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA


Franz Walter Schmitt

October 22, 1946October 3, 2019

Franz Walter Schmitt passed away peacefully October 3, 2019 at the age of 72. Franz was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. He was a master hand engraver, born and trained in West Germany. Please share your memories and stories with his family.


22 October

Memorial Gathering

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

St. Clement of Rome Church

4317 Richland Ave
Metairie, LA 70002

22 October

Memorial Mass

12:00 pm

St. Clement of Rome Church

4317 Richland Ave
Metairie, LA 70002


Franz Walter Schmitt

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Jacqueline Simon

October 15, 2019

Dear Hiroko
My thoughts and prayers are with you as you mourn your dear husband. I am so sorry for your loss and extend my deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Sophia Nowak

October 12, 2019

although we haven't met very often throughout my life, I am proud to say:
these few times were filled with so much more love, understanding and warmth than I could wish for.
Hugging you always felt like coming home and being welcome in this world and that, my dear uncle, is a virtue.
I'll forever keep you in my heart as the man who didn't have to use many words to say so much. Few words go a long way if you say it with integrity and from the heart.
That's the lesson I learned from you.
Thank you!


Salienier Alexander

October 12, 2019

My dear friend Hiroko, I am deeply sorry for your loss, I pray that God gives you the strength to hold onto his hands to lead and guide you in a direction that you'll never forget! It's hard for me to know that you've lost your husband, he's in God's hands now but you must continue to live for yourself as well as the kids and grandchild. Keep looking up to heaven where God will continue to direct your path. With lots of love and prayers, I will always remain your friend forever!

Sal Alexander

Lori Babcock Hurst

October 12, 2019

Fly high my friend.
I will never forget our working together at Adlers.
We had many good times hanging out, having lunch and Saints games.
Prayers of comfort for Hiroko and the kids.

Lori Babcock Mills Hurst

Luanna Cambas

October 11, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.

Michaela Nowak

October 9, 2019

Lieber Big Brother,
You taught me the most important facts about ENJOYING LIFE, although yours never was an easy one. Grateful for that!
The hero of my childhood..always loved by my children, too..
So many years "the wind beneath my wings", you will always be on my mind, I promise!
Wir sehen uns!
Love, your lil sis

Monika Morbitzer

October 8, 2019

Hallo Franz,
ich habe deine Stimme
im Ohr,
dein Bild im Kopf und
dich in meinem Herzen,
und darum werde ich dich nie vergessen.

Mache es gut grosser Bruder.


Stephen Gonzales

October 7, 2019

Franz was a dear friend. I will forever cherish and never forget the memories we shared throughout the years.
Hiroko, Tyson, and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you always.

Christian Morbitzer

October 6, 2019

it was always easy to love you and there is no option to ever forget you!
Our thoughts are with your family.

Your nephew Christian and wife Angela.

Hans Guenther Zschirnt

October 5, 2019

my dear and true friend for 45 years. I shall miss you immensely.

To Hiroko and the Schmitt family with love and deep sympathy
and greetings from Lilian, Laura and Uschi.