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Dr. Milton Joseph "Deacon Dutch" Schanzbach

Dr. Milton Joseph "Deacon Dutch" Schanzbach
  • March 4, 1926 - March 12, 2017
  • Ponchatoula, Louisiana

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Back in 1968 Dr. Schanzbach fitted me with my first pair of contact lenses and glasses. I was so scared to put the lens in my eye, but he was very reassuring that it was not going to hurt. I wore lens until 2015 and went back to glasses. He was the kindest man and doctor.

Posted by: Linda Ryan - Ponchatoula, LA - Friend   Mar 14, 2017

I'm sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers.

Posted by: Punkinhead Elkins - Tupelo, MS - Friend   Mar 14, 2017

Mr. "Dutch" was one of the very first people I met after our family moved to Ponchatoula. Every morning while I waited for the bus Mr. Dutch would be walking home from Church. He would always stop and talk with me. On occasion he would even toss a ball with me for a few minutes. He was an exceptional man who loved his God, His Family, His Church, and Ponchatoula with every ounce of his being. God blessed me with

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Posted by: Abner (Trey) Neill - Princeton, MO - Friend   Mar 14, 2017

One great person

Posted by: Betty Lard - Hammond, LA   Mar 13, 2017

Always a gentleman...Deacon Dutch leaves a big void at St Joseph
Our prayers and thoughts and thanks to the family for sharing him.
RIP my friend

Posted by: Larry Wilson - Ponchatoula, LA - Friend   Mar 13, 2017