Leon August Schindler


Leon August Schindler, 85, of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2019. He was an electrician for Paramount Plywood, a driver for 3K Machinery and a long-time member of St. Mary's Navilleton Catholic Church.
He was born on March 26, 1934 in Floyd County, Indiana to the late Martin and Irma (Sprigler) Schindler. Leon was also preceded in death by his wife, Cathy (Poe) Schindler; daughter, Anita Olliges; son-in-law, Chris Olliges; sisters, Mary Wolz and Erma Walter.
Leon is survived by his children, Jean Minter (Robert), Leon "Wayne" Schindler, Kathi Klotz (Martin), Edward Schindler; step-children, Billy Newkirk, Jr. (Angela), Jeffery Newkirk, Danny Newkirk, Dana Chappell (Mike); siblings, Martha Fessel, Judy Kruer, Ricky Philpot, Dottie Thomas (Jim "Tall"), Elizabeth Timperman (Ed), Martin Schindler (Alice), Jimmy Schindler (Barbara), Calvin Schindler (Vicki); brother-in-law, George Wolz; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) and on Tuesday after 9 a.m. His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, at St. Mary's Navilleton Catholic Church with burial to follow at in the church cemetery.
Contributions in Leon's memory may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation (315 Townepark Circle, Suite 100, Louisville, KY 40243) or to his church. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.
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Published on September 12, 2019
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Michelle Draper
Sep 15, 2019
Medium Dish Garden was purchased for the family of Leon August Schindler by Michelle Draper.  Send flowers
Sherry Heil
Sep 14, 2019
Kathi, I am so very sorry for your loss, prayers for you and your family!! 😘 😘
Donna Sams Martin
Sep 13, 2019
Liz, I am so sorry for your loss.
Bonita (Bonnie) Balmer Cadle
Sep 12, 2019
I am so very sorry. It is so difficult to lose a parent. You are all in my thoughts & prayers. I have so many great childhood memories. 🙏❤️