Schlueter, Jake Austin
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February 2, 1993 - May 27, 2014. Jake Austin Schlueter, 21, of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away at approximately 5:00 PM on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 in Boulder, Colorado. Jake was born on February 2, 1993 in Phoenix, Arizona to Janna and Jeff Schlueter. Janna (Houtz) and Jeff Schlueter are previously from Dubuque, Iowa. Jake attended Pope John XXIII Elementary School before moving on to attend high school at Notre Dame Preparatory in Scottsdale. Jake graduated from Notre Dame Prep in May 2011 and attended the University of Arizona in Tucson with intentions of earning a B.S. in business. Jake was an avid skateboarder and snowboarder and enjoyed doing both. Jake was also active in sports, playing baseball, basketball and football throughout his grade school and high school years, earning varsity letters at Notre Dame Prep in Cross Country, Track and Football. He also had interests in music and was an accomplished guitar player and also taught himself to play the piano. Jake had a big compassionate heart, an infectious smile, and always enjoyed hanging out with family, cousins, aunt and uncles. He also enjoyed spending time with teammates on either the field or court as much as he did with his friends at the skate park or half pipe. He shall never be forgotten. In addition to his parents, Jake is survived by his younger brother Jordan, his grandparents Joyce and Jim Houtz, and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Jake was preceded in death by his grandparents Judith and Leo Schlueter. Visitation services will be held on Thursday evening, June 5th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary, 8555 East Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale, Arizona. Funeral services will be held on Friday June 6th at 3:00 PM at St. Bernadette Roman Catholic Parish, 16245 North 60th Street, Scottsdale, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jake Austin Schlueter Memorial Fund. The family will decide on a specific benefactor at a later date.
Published in The Arizona Republic on June 1, 2014
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