Oct. 24, 1937 — April 10, 2008
SANDUSKY — Lawrence D. “Larry” Schlett, 70, of Huron, died unexpectedly Thursday in Las Vegas.
He was born Oct. 24, 1937, 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 as a sample cutter, for which he held several patents. He retired from Inland Packaging as a package and display designer. He was the owner of the Quarter Horse Saloon in Huron and Bedroom’s Plus of Sandusky and Huron.
He participated in Sandusky’s Soap Box Derby, was a past member of the Archery Club, a past member of the Huron Lions Club, a past manager and co-director of Amvets Little League. He 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, whom he was married 50 years on Nov. 16, 2007; a son, Dale A. Schlett of Milan; a daughter, Linda L. (G. David) Lehrer of Huron; and two granddaughters and a grandson.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dave Nuss of St. Mary’s Catholic Church officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.grofffuneralhomes.com.