Leonard J. SCHWARTZ Jr.
1942 - 2021
BORN
July 7, 1942
DIED
January 10, 2021
LOVING HUSBAND, FATHER AND GRANDPA Age 78 Passed away peacefully on January 10, 2021. Beloved husband of 59 Years of Kathleen (Michaud), loving father of Michael (Lora), Beth Siegel (Randy), Susan, Thomas (Tanya) and Amy. Proud grandpa of Matthew, Adam, Jack and Ryan. Also survived by brothers Bill (Barb), Terry (Tammy), sister Marie Weinhandl, brother-in-law Ken Michaud (Carol), sisters-in-law Barbara Meyers, Linda Schwartz and many nieces, nephews and good friends. Preceded in death by parents Leonard, Sr. and Ruth (Flynn) Schwartz, and brother Joe. Leonard graduated from Cretin High School in 1960 and attended the University of Minnesota. He owned and operated Schwartz Grocery & Meats and the Fashion Carousel stores for a number of years before going into the Real Estate business. He was a Realtor with Jambor Realty, Realty World and Realtor and Sales Manager at Coldwell Banker in Highland Park for a total of 35 years. Many of his customers were in the West End area of St. Paul where he grew up. He was proud of being chosen Realtor of the Year in 1999. He was active in the Fort Road Federation and the St. Paul Club. He was happiest when he was with his family at the cabin on Sand Lake near Cumberland, WI or at Sand Castle in Indian Shores, FL. Because of Covid there will be a private Mass and burial. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff on the 4th floor of Sholom Home East and Accent Care Hospice for their excellent care of Leonard. Memorials may be sent to St. Francis de Sales Church, 650 Palace Ave., St. Paul, MN 55102, The National MS Society, 2829 University SE, Ste.900, Mpls, MN 55414 or https://mymsaa.org.




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Published by Pioneer Press on Jan. 13, 2021.
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I'm so sorry to hear of Len's passing. My deepest sympathies to Kathy& the Schwartz family. He was such a gentle soul & I am grateful to have known him.
Eileen Vogelgesang Raasch
January 17, 2021
I am grateful for Leonard's mentorship at Jambor Realty. He had a close bond with his family and neighborhood. Peter and I give our sincerest condolences to Kathy and his family. May God bring you peace.
Mary Jo Clasen
January 17, 2021
May God be with you and your family at this sad time. Phyllis Hamilton
Phyllis Hamilton & late Husband Herb Hamilton
January 15, 2021
Our hearts go out to you and family, all our love, Jim & Rose
James P Collins Jr (Mann) & Rose
January 14, 2021
Losing someone so close is heart breaking. I pray God surrounds you with strength, courage, grace and love to face each day. Sincere sympathy to Kathy and all the Schwartz family.
Linda (Flynn) Jahn
January 14, 2021
I worked with Leonard at Jambor Realty. He was always such a gentleman. My prayers are with the family.
Laurinda Irwin
January 14, 2021
Our sympathies to your family.

The Faricy Clan
Mary Faricy Johnston
January 13, 2021
Condolences. Butchy was a role model.
Ray Schwartz Jr.
January 13, 2021
Leonard was one in a million. Remembering one of the most genuine, sweetest guys I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Kathy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this most difficult time. With much love, Judy
Judy Nerison
January 13, 2021
My sympathies to your families on the loss of a kind and gentle man. He was always a sympathetic listener and the glue that kept family and friends together.
Patty Lovegreen
January 13, 2021
God's blessings. Rest in peace
Joseph Stevens
January 13, 2021