Kendall Joseph Schramm

Date of Birth

April 26, 1990

Date of Death

December 15, 2016

Kendall Joseph Schramm, age 26, died unexpectedly in his home in Santa Rosa on December 15, 2016. Born in San Luis Obispo, April 26, 1990, he attended The Laureate preschool, Sinshiemer Elementary, Laguna Middle School, and SLO High School. Kendall graduated from Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta in 2008, and went on to Cabrillo Community College in Santa Cruz and UC Santa Cruz, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology in 2013. Kendall was very active and often skateboarded, loved snowboarding, writing prose, and working as a DJ at local events. He was passionate about music, and was outspoken for social justice and change in the current political environment. Kendall very much cared for the welfare of others. He had a zest for life and his love was boundless. We will miss him immensely and forever.

Kendall is survived by his parents: Kurt Joseph Schramm (Shari) of San Luis Obispo and Laurie Lea Brown of Santa Barbara; Sisters: Emily Schramm of Oakland and Brita Schramm of Carlsbad; loving aunts, uncles, and cousins; and Grandparents: Joseph Schramm of Thousand Oaks, and Sherburne and Marianne Brown of Moraga.

May Kendall’s soul and spirit travel the universe with joy, happiness, and love. For those who knew him and were touched by his presence, remember when he showed you love and kindness, and made you smile. Please pay it forward to others in order to honor his life and carry his memory onward, for the greatest loss occurs when we forget.


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