Paul Martin Schroeder, 68, of Loveland, Colorado, passed away peacefully at home with his wife Debi by his side, on Saturday, June 27, 2020 after a short battle with Cancer. Paul was born January 10, 1952 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Donald Schroeder and Dorris Loomis Schroeder.
When Paul was young his family moved to Kearny, Arizona where his dad worked in the copper mines. After a few years they moved back to the Denver area where he attended school and then Graduated from Denver South HS in 1971. He worked in the Optical Business and then Eldorado Tire. Paul then entered the Air Force. After basic training he came back to the Denver area to attend Tech School at Lowery AFB. He met Debi in January of 1976 and they were married on April 3, 1976. Paul was then stationed at Nellis AFB in North Las Vegas, Nevada. They welcomed their first son in 1977. After 3 years they moved back to the Denver area to be close to family. They welcomed their second son in 1980. Paul would work in the Tool Trade, building plastic injection molds. He eventually worked for Hach Company and retired after 28 years, in December 2016. He then purchased his father in laws tool shop and enjoyed working his own hours. He loved being creative in the business.
Paul enjoyed many activities over the years: Camping, 4 Wheeling, Baseball, Golf and woodworking and anything his wife asked him to create. He also enjoyed traveling and trips into our beautiful mountains.
He coached his boys in rec league baseball in Fort Collins for several years. He loved teaching kids about baseball. He also spent many Spring Breaks going to Spring Training in Arizona with his family.
Paul is survived by his wife Debi of 44 years; his brother Jim (Shelley) of Fort Collins; sons Keith (Sadie) of Evans and Kevin (Amber) of Wellington; grandchildren Aaron, Ashley, Jaiden and Olivia; sisters-in-law Cathy (Dave) and Chris (George); brother-in-law Howie; and numerous nieces and nephews. He loved spending time with family. He was preceded in death by his brother-in-law Gary.
A memorial service with military honors will be held at Viegut Funeral Home on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 10:30am. A gathering will be held after at his home in Loveland.