Lawrence D. "Larry" Schlett, 70, of Huron, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 10, 2008, in Las Vegas.
Mr. Schlett was born Oct. 24, 1937 in Sandusky, the son of the late Willis F. and Dorothy R. (Andrews) Schlett. He was a 1957 graduate of Sandusky High School and a graduate of the Cleveland Engineering Institute. He worked for Hinde & Dauch/ Westvaco (where he held several patents), as a sample cutter. He retired from Inland Packaging as a package and display designer. He was owner of the Quarter Horse Saloon in Huron and Bedroom's Plus of Sandusky and Huron.
Mr. Schlett participated in Sandusky's Soap Box Derby; was a past member of the Archery Club; a past member of the Huron Lions Club; and a past manager and co-director of AMVETS Little League. Larry was asked to try-out for the Chicago Cubs baseball team, and played in minor league baseball in 1958 in Cincinnati.
He is survived by his wife, Jean L. (Hoffman) Schlett, to whom he was married 50 years Nov. 16, 2007; son, Dale A. Schlett of Milan; daughter, Linda L. (G. David) Lehrer of Huron; granddaughters, Jennifer J. Lehrer of Huron and Kathryn A. Schlett of Norwalk; and grandson, William L. Schlett of Norwalk.
Friends and family may call from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday in Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Dave Nuss of St. Mary's Catholic Church will officiate. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to one's favorite charity.
Condolences may be sent to grofffuneralhomes.com.