Leonard Theodore Syatauw
May 25, 1928 – Jan 25, 2016
Leonard Syatauw passed away on January 25, 2016 peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. Leo was born in Indonesia and immigrated to Holland in 1954 and moved to America in 1960. He raised five children in the SF bay area and retired as an engineer from Lockheed Missiles and Space. He enjoyed hiking, working outdoors and traveling the world with his wife of 63 years. He lived in Gardnerville for 8 years and loved to watch the sunset and sunrise over the Sierras. He is survived by his loving wife, Ellen, daughters Joyce Tanaka, Ariane Walter and her husband Michael, Marcia Parten and her husband Jeff, and his son Bart Syatauw and his wife, Dawn, eleven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He is survived by his sister Trui and brother Wim Syatauw in Indonesia and many nieces and nephews in Holland. He is preceded in death by his son Frank Syatauw. We will miss his smile. Love you Papa. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a hospice facility of your choice.