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Larry Schwartz

March 19, 1940 ~ October 7, 2021 (age 81)

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Obituary

Larry L. Schwartz, 81, of Overbrook, KS passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021 surrounded by family at the Brookside Retirement Community - Ruble Ranch in Overbrook, KS. He was born March 19, 1940 in Lawrence, KS the son of Glenn and Alberta (Miller) Schwartz. He graduated from the Overbrook High School with the Class of 1958.  After High School, Larry attended Washburn University in Topeka, KS.

He was united in marriage to Mary Suzanne Albright on July 7, 1961 in Topeka, KS.  They shared over sixty years of marriage.

Larry attended school to become a Master Plumber.  He worked for Smiles Plumbing as an Apprentice in Topeka, KS and later worked for Young and Lockhart as a Plumber in Topeka, KS before retiring in 2000.   He was a member of the Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union No. 441. Larry also enjoyed farming.

In Larry’s early years, he enjoyed spending time at the Drag Race Track.  He coached his son’s baseball team.  He enjoyed flying radio controlled airplanes, driving radio controlled cars, golfing, playing a game of Horseshoe and especially spending time with his grandsons on the farm.  Larry will be remembered for his inquisitive curious mind on how things are made and work.  He also loved the outdoors and always had multiple projects to work on.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Mike Schwartz; and a grand-daughter, Analissa Marie Schwartz.

Surviving family includes his wife, Mary of the home; a son, Brad Schwartz and his wife, Anna of Overbrook, KS; two grandsons, Brady and Brett Schwartz; and a cousin, Jan McNiven of California. 

A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, October 24, 2021 at the Overbrook Library, 317 Maple Street, Overbrook, KS 66524. Memorial contributions may be made to the Donor’s Choice and sent in c/o the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66524. Condolences may be sent to the Schwartz Family through www.lamb-roberts.com.

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Services

Celebration of Life
Sunday
October 24, 2021

1:00 PM
Overbrook Library, Overbrook

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