Felix J. Landschoot
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CLIFTON SPRINGS - Felix J. Landschoot, age 95, passed away on Wednesday (October 15, 2014) at the Clifton Springs Hospital Nursing Home.
Friends may call Wednesday (October 22) from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Patrick Funeral Home, 26 West Main Street, Clifton Springs. A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday (October 23) at St. Felix Church. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers friends may contribute to the St. Peter's Parish Memorial Fund, Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic or the Midlakes High School Theater Experience in Felix's memory.
Felix was born March 13,1919 in Clifton Springs the son of the late John and Mary (Maslyn) Landschoot and had lived in Clifton Springs all of his life. He served in the U.S. Army Air force during W.W.II. Felix was a member of St. Felix Church. He was an avid hunter and fishermen. Felix was a past president of the Clifton Springs Rotary Club and received the Paul Harris Fellowship award. He was an active volunteer for many years in the Clifton Springs Community. He was retired from Wrights Components. Felix was a musician since the age of thirteen, performing with the Clyde Saxton Band, For Dancers Only and other various bands. He was a member of the Ontario County Conservation Club and was a Village of Clifton Springs Trustee from 1958 to 1961. Felix was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. He will be sadly missed.
Felix is survived by his children, Michael Landschoot, Peter Landschoot, Susan Schueckler, John (Kim) Landschoot, and Barbara Landschoot; grandchildren, Erin, Kyle (Brittany), Tara, Kelly, Abbey, Michael, Maria, Maggie, Troy, Brady, and Noelle; great grandsons, Ryan and Owen; sister, Arlene (Donald) Lee, and several nieces and nephews.
Felix is predeceased by his wife, Roberta in 1971 and brother, Stanley "Pete" Landschoot.

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Published in Finger Lakes Times from Oct. 19 to Oct. 21, 2014.
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November 3, 2014
Sorry for your families loss. Felix was a good man and a model citizen of Clifton Springs. he will be missed.
Eric Donohue
October 29, 2014
I'll always remember Felix for having a special type of old school, understated grace, dignity, and class that's rarely seen anymore. For an impressionable young man like me back in the day he was strong, positive influence in his quiet way without either one of us knowing it at the time. I've never forgotten his appreciation of the value of the small, important things in God's creation. And as painful as his no-car-radio policy was for us back then, that legacy has lived on! I think Felix would smile at seeing me driving my family through the countryside forty years later in 2014 enjoying the scenery, actually talking to each other, and comfortable in some occasional silence!
Mike Ford
October 25, 2014
It is difficult to be so far away and not be able to see the family at this sad time. We know what a great father Felix was to you, and how much you will miss his sweet, quiet spirit. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers, and we wish we could be there to give you all a hug. All our love to you and your families.
Monie and Jim Skinner
October 21, 2014
Barbara,
Just wanted to let you know how sad we were to learn of your father's passing. We only knew him for a short time at the nursing home but he & you were a ray of sunshine at mealtimes. His smile will truly be missed. Our condolences to you and your family.
Florence Menninger & Karen Stewart
October 20, 2014
My sincere condolences to the whole family on the loss of a such kind, true man as Felix Landschoot. I will always remember him as a great friend to my folks, the late Bud and Grace Allen. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Bobbie Allen
Bobbie Allen
October 19, 2014
I first met Felix in 1973 when I joined the Saxton Band. He was a valuable member of the band. If the band was short on trumpet players, he would play trumpet. If we needed a trombone player, he would play trombone. His son John also played trumpet in the band. Later on, I played with Felix in the "For Dancers Only" big band where he played trombone. Felix was a talented musician and a man of great character. I will miss him. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
Steve Quance
October 19, 2014
John, I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your father. you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this time.
David Berky
October 19, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with Felix's family. He was a loyal Rotarian and served the Clifton Springs Rotary Club, his community and his country well. We will certainly miss his detailed documentation of local history and people in his life.
Bill Lindner
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