Leonard Elmer Schultz

July 7, 1929March 25, 2020

Leonard Elmer Schultz died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Shawnee, OK on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at the age of 90. Leonard was born July 07, 1929 in Enid, OK. He graduated from Garber High School in 1947. He joined the Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Iva Call on August 30, 1959. He worked for Western Electric as an equipment installer across Oklahoma and Kansas and then later worked for Southwestern Bell as a switchman until his retirement in 1985. In his younger years, Leonard was a licensed pilot and enjoyed flying his Tri-Pacer. He was strong in his faith and enjoyed attending the Lutheran church during his lifetime. He enjoyed gardening, square dancing, going to Waunita Hot Springs Ranch in Gunnison, CO and over the years also enjoyed his dogs Bandit and later his pal Toby. He was preceded in death by his mother Minnie Kroll, father Elmer Schultz, step-father Frank Kroll and four siblings, infant twins and brothers, Wayne Kroll and Glen Kroll. Leonard is survived by his wife Iva of the home; his brother Milburn Kroll and wife Fran of Enid, OK; his sister Marlene Smith and husband Bill of Wichita, KS; sister-in-law’s Dolores Call of Cushing, OK, Joyce Call of Smithville, TX, Ella Mae Pace and husband Mike of Bartlesville, OK and Mickey Kroll of Yukon, OK; his three children, Randy Schultz and wife Lisa of Shawnee, OK; Kurt Schultz and wife Shannon of Shawnee, OK and Beth Ward and husband Kendall of Choctaw, OK; grandsons Samuel Ward of Edmond, OK, Patrick Ward and wife Jordan of Madison, WI, Dustin Schultz and wife Laura and great-grandchildren Ava and Rhett of Cashion, OK, Logan Schultz of Wynnewood, OK; Keith Johnson of Shawnee OK; five step-grandsons and 2 step great-grandsons and numerous nieces and nephews. A private service will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020 under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home. A memorial with friends and family will be held at a later date.


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Leonard Elmer Schultz

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john turnbull

March 28, 2020

To Leonard's family, I'm sorry for your loss...I worked with Leonard a few times over the years when he was a Switchman for Southwestern Bell. He was always the 'go-to' guy when we had an equipment problem we couldn't solve...great guy!

Marsha Beck

March 27, 2020

Well i meet Leonard from my good friend Kirk he was nicest sweet and kind and Leonard wife Iva they were the cutest couple i no it feels like u know they all ur life he will be miss but he's in a better place now god bless you fly high my angel love marsha

Reba Sparks

March 27, 2020

Iva and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Leonard was such an interesting friend and poll worker. I was just telling Jim how much I miss the election friendships. We had some very good times working together Leonard, Iva and I. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. God Bless each of you.

Ralph & Barbara Kroll

March 27, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Denise Vernon

March 26, 2020

Mr Schultz was always good and super nice to me and my family. Will miss him dearly, so sorry for your loss Ms Iva and Kurt and Beth, love you all.