Family-Placed Death Notice
ANSCHUTZ, Karl and Laura Karl Michael Anschutz, age 18, and Laura Ann Anschutz, age 13, both of Conyers, passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2010. Memorial Services will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, March 28, 2010 at Heritage Hills Baptist church with Father John Kieran and Pastor John Donaldson officiating. Karl was born January 20, 1992, his proudest accomplishment was that he was an active Eagle Scout of Boy Scout Troop and Crew 410. He played trumpet in marching, jazz, and symphonic bands. An AP Scholar Senior at Heritage High School, Karl was accepted at Georgia Tech, with a planned major in Mechanical Engineering. He was on the staff at Boy Scout Summer Camp at Bert Adams Scout Reservation as an Outdoor Skills instructor in 2009 and an Archery Director in 2010. He also attended Philmont Scout Ranch in 2009. Laura was born April 24, 1996, a caring and loving young woman, exceling in all she did and dragging everyone around with her. She was an Honor Student at General Ray Davis Middle School, where she played Alto Sax in the band and earned perfect attendance for the past seven years. She won the County Science Fair three years running, placing in the State Fair and enjoyed Drama. They are survived by their parents: John and Terri Anschutz, of Conyers, Uncle Tom and Aunt Rosa Anschutz and Cousins Stefan and Philip, of Conyers; Uncle Jim and Aunt Kay Cole and Cousins Christy and Cassidy of Dallas, TX; Aunt Jennifer and Uncle Michael Simpson of Dallas, TX; Aunt Heather and Uncle Scott Thompson, Portland, OR; Aunt Kara and Uncle Scott Ellis and Cousin Kole of Dallas, TX. Paternal Grandparents Werner and Ann Anschutz, Maternal Grandmother Susan Bridges and Step-grandfather Bobby; Maternal Grandfather Bruce Cole and Step-grandmother Sharon. The family will receive friends at Heritage Hills Baptist church on Sunday from 2-3 PM. In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions in honor of Karl Michael and Laura Ann Anschutz may be made to the "Shepherd Center Foundation for the benefit of the Karl Michael and Laura Anschutz Assistive Technology Fund" and mailed to the attention of Mr. Dean Melcher, Shepherd Center Hospital, 2020 Peachtree Road, NW, Atlanta, GA 30309 or via the web at www.shepherd.org Online condolences may be made on MEM.com. Horis A. Ward's Funeral Home, Rockdale Chapel, 1999 GA HWY 138 SW, Conyers, GA 30013.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Mar. 27, 2010