Austin L. Schindler, 18, passed away Aug. 2, 2015. Survived by his parents, Adam and Debbie Schindler; best friend and brother, Broc; grandparents, Frank and Carmella Jordan, Gary and Kathy Schindler; uncles, Larry (Joan) Jordan, Gary (Peggy) Jordan, Bob Schindler; cousins, Adam, Anna and Dalton Jordan, Bailee and Ally Schindler, Jimmy and Josh Martin; as well as numerous best friends and family members that anyone could ever ask for. He is also survived by his beloved dogs, Sydney and Kawi. Austin was born on Aug. 10, 1996, in Pueblo, and was a 2015 graduate of Pueblo West High School. Austin played for the Pueblo Youth Hockey Association and Pueblo County Hornets Hockey Team; raced motocross with the Sports Riders Association of Colorado (SRAC); Rocky Mountain Moto Cross Association (RMXA); and played on the Pueblo West LaCrosse Team. He was currently working at Pueblo Electrics and loved his job, and enjoyed working with all the staff. He was so proud of his accomplishments, especially receiving the Perkins Award, as well as serving as team captain of the Pueblo County Hockey Team this last season, along with his many motorcycle accomplishments and championships. He was also a three year member of Pueblo West High School DECCA. His life was playing hockey, motocross, and having a good time. Austin loved putting a smile on everyone face and always joking around with them. He loved the outdoors and taking photos on his cell phone. He will be missed in so many ways including his favorite phrases '#PTG' and 'Whas Up!' He was currently enrolled and was planning to attend UCCS this fall in their pre-dental program. His dream was to be a pediatric dentist. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, at the Pueblo West High School Auditorium, 661 W. Capistrano Ave. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the Austin Schindler Scholarship Fund, which will be used annually to support a players dream to play hockey in Pueblo, in care of Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. May your dear Austin sleep peacefully until our lord Jesus awakens him to a peaceful new earth that is free from all of the distressing things of today-including death. (Revelation 21:4,5) Please find true comfort in the beautiful promises of our precious God Jehovah, found in his word the bible. Take care (

  2. Kimberley and Dominic DiBrito and Linda and David Stravia

    With deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Debbie, Adam, and Broc; I know there are no words to express how sad and empty you must feel and how it breaks my heart for your loss. Please know the Blick’s will all continue to offer prayers of strength, encouragement, and peace knowing Austin is still with you every day and will be reunited again. We offer our love and assistance if we can help you in anyway.

  4. Adam & Debbie, what words could possibly help during such a sad time. My heart goes out to you in so many ways, I can’t imagine what you and your family are going through. Austin always had a glow about him each time we met him, and always radiating a warm heart. Our prayers go out to you for strength, peace and hope knowing he’s just around the corner and everything he is still is! Our Sincerest regards, Kristen & John Alter-Ridgewood

  5. Adam, Debbie, Broc and family, We are so sorry for the loss of Austin. May God bless you and give you strength through this difficult time. We will keep you in our prayers. Wayne and Sharon Rayburn

  6. My prayers our with you, under stand the pain. My family has lost a loved one also. If you ever need a friend I am here. May you find comfort in knowing that you are not alone.

    A friend
    Jeannie Austin

  7. Schindler Family,
    We are sincerely sorry for the loss of a wonderful young man. His smile was truly infectious and his respect for others was one of a kind. I am truly thankful for the honor and opportunity to have worked with Austin as a teacher. He brought joy into many lives. I pray that in this difficult time you are able to celebrate Austin’s precious life and all the amazing memories. I also pray that God grant you the grace and peace. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Brett and Brenda Leyh

  8. Dear Schindler Family there are no words to express how sorry we are for your loss. We had the pleasure to meet Austin and your family when our sons played hockey against each other and I remember at our meeting there were no hand shakes, only hugs. Branden had met Austin a number of times and was a big fan of his. He always spoke of his great sense of humor, the number of friends that were always with him and his family. You raised a great son and fantastic young man. Our thought and prayers are with you and your family. Mike, Heather, Branden and Kaila Tangney

  9. Dear Schindler Family: We are very sorry for the passing of your beloved son. We are praying for you. If there is anything we can do for you, please let us know. Peace be with you and God bless you all. -Ryan, Lynn, Blake #382 and Shane Carrigan

  10. Adam, Debbie, Broc, and the rest of the Schindler family, we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.


  12. Schindler Family, Sorry for losing the LOVE of your Family — know your all hurting —I pray God LOVE & Peace comfort you in the days to come —-Your Blessed with so many loving memories of a wonderful son & grandson and that’s what will keep you going. Bob will know, he was their for Kevin when his Dad passed away. Your Family will be in our prayers ! Love the Sanchez Family —

  13. Adam and Debbie, Words cannot possibly express the sorrow we feel for you and all of your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We love you. The Cradduck’s, Sherwood’s, and Zarlengo’s

  14. Our prayers are with you and your family at this time of loss. He was a great young man. My son Tristen loved watching his leadership on and off the ice.
    Chavez Family

  15. We didn’t know Austin but our son Josh did and always talked about what a great kid he is please know you are in our thoughts and prayers God received a special angel

  16. Debbie, My sincerest condolences to you and your family. May your loving memories bring you peace, comfort and strength. Your family remains in my thoughts and prayers!

  17. Debbie & Family, I am so sorry for the loss of Austin. Please know that your family is in my prayers.

  18. Debbie, I heard the tragic news and want to let you and your family know how deeply sorry I am. I know we talked in the past how your family was very close. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  19. So very sorry to hear about your loss. I will be praying for you and your family and may you find peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  20. Debbie my heart breaks for you and your family. I didn’t know your son but through you I did know what a fun and loving family you have. You are in my prayers.

  21. We never had the pleasure of meeting Austin, but heard wonderful
    things about him from his loving grandparents, Kathi & Gary. We offer our sincere sympathy to all of the family & friends that loved him so much. Karran Martin & Ray Rel

  22. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this very sad time. I always enjoyed watching Austin play hockey he gave 150% everytime he was on the ice. He will be missed.

  23. My heart breaks for your family going through such a difficult time with the loss of your son, brother, grandchild, family and friends. My thoughts and prayers to you all. I pray you will find peace in knowing Austin will be your guardian angel from above always watching over you.

  24. To the many loved ones of Austin, especially my wonderful friends, Gary and Kathi Schindler, our prayers are with you all.

  25. Adam, Debbie and Broc, words cannot express how sorry I am for your loss. Austin will be missed by so many people. I pray that you are able to find some peace during this difficult time.

  26. There are no words to express how sorry I am for your loss. I have been thinking about all of you since I found out about this tragedy. I have been and will continue to pray for peace and comfort for all of you…. May Austin Rest In Peace…

  27. My oldest daughter goes to school with both your boys and considered them both friends. Our house has been in sorrow all week thinking of your family. We send our prayers and love to the three of you. I pray the Lord will help you through this and that you can find some peace knowing Austin is watching over all of you.

  28. Austin was a great leader and hockey player. My oldest son enjoyed watching him play. Prayers for your family!

  29. Debbie, Adam and Broc, we are so sorry for your loss. Austin was always very friendly and kind to my boys at the rink. We have had a heavy heart for your family and pray for you all during this most difficult time.
    Dayna, Alex and Johnny Colarelli

  30. I didn’t know your son, but my son also just graduated from PWHS and he had nothing but wonderful things to say about Austin. Austin sounded like a person to be admired, which is a reflection of you and your love for him. I have had a lump in my throat and stone in my gut all week. I can’t imagine what you are going through. Not to sound cliche’, but I am praying for you every time you come to mind, which is all I know to do at this point. I’m so very sorry.

  31. My thoughts and prayers are with you guys, Austin was an awesome fella and I’m honored to have gotten the chance to meet him, watch him race, and just to get to laugh with him. He will never be forgotten by myself and by all of the So Col family.

  32. Adam and Debbie, you are both in my thoughts and prayers, I have no words to express the depth of my heart ache and sorrow. God bless you both and your family.

  33. Prayers and much love to you, (Deb), Adam, and Broc. My heart aches for you. I know Austin will be greatly missed by all.

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