Kenneth E. Schodde 1938 ~ 2019

On May 21, 2019, Kenneth Eugene Schodde, of Lago Vista, Texas, was called home to Our Heavenly Father, surrounded by his loving family.


Born on April 8th, 1938 in Anthony, Kansas, Ken was the loving son of Edwin and Beulah Schodde (both predeceased), and brother to Allen (predeceased) and sister Gloria (predeceased).

Ken leaves behind his loving wife of 60 years, Carolyn, and his children; Karen and husband Richard, Eric, Kelley and husband Mike along with many nieces and nephews.

Ken grew up in Wichita Kansas where he met the love of his life, Carolyn Bumgardner. It was there that they married and started their family. A natural born salesman, his talent and skills provided successful careers at 3M, Cutter Medical Laboratories and then in the Restaurant Equipment Industry. After journeys in Wichita and Westerville Ohio, the family settled in Katy, TX. In 1997, they moved to Lago Vista, TX and settled in their home on the golf course with a view of Lake Travis.

Ken was a 20+ year resident of Lago Vista. He energetically served in the Lago community through volunteering in the Lion’s Club, Meals on Wheels, Keep Lago Vista Beautiful and with the Chamber of Commerce. In addition to the numerous friends he made along the way, he was the definition of a family man, always there for his wife, children and their friends, nieces and nephews. He will always be remembered for his big smile, contagious laughter and most importantly his huge heart. We will truly miss him.



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