Obituary of Lester H Schultz
Lester H. Schultz, age 76 of Concord and previously of Sylvania, Ohio died surrounded by family on October 5, 2022 at Hillcrest Hospital. Les was born on June 20, 1946 to the late Walter and Margaret (nee: Carney) Schultz. Les earned his Education Specialist degree from the University of Toledo. Throughout his teaching career he worked in different capacities within school districts in Oregon, Toledo, and Elyria, OH. He also served as the Superintendent of The Elyria Schools and The Sylvania Schools. Les was a member of various professional organizations; the Buckeye Association of School Administrators, American Association of School Administrators, Mid-American Association of School Superintendents, and Greater Cleveland School Superintendents. He was a civic minded individual and participated in the communities he lived in through The United Way, the Salvation Army, and YMCA. He also received the Vounteer of the Year in 2003 from the YWCA/JCC. Les enjoyed gardening, was a Santa Claus enthusiast, a connoisseur of bourbon, and had an extensive collection of antique lamps. In addition he loved walking and caring for his Cairn Terrier dogs especially Baggins.
More than any of the achievements of his life, Les will be remembered as a loving and attentive husband , father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia (nee: Zych); children, Katie (Jeff) Rumbarger and Dave Schultz; grandchildren, Ava, Jack, and Sophia Rumbarger; brother, William (Deb) Schultz; nephew, Todd (Julie) Schultz; loving in-laws, Walt and Kay Zych, Richard and Valerie Brazeau, and Ray and Paulette Attie
The family will receive friends on Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 9:00AM until the memorial service at 11:00AM at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077.
Memorial contributions are suggested to InMotion at 23905 Mercantile Rd., Beachwood, Ohio 44122 or www.beinmotion.org or to First Church Congregational, 22 Liberty St., Painesville, Ohio 44077.
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