Kipp T. Schroeder, 39, Horace, died Monday August 24 at his home. Kipp was born in Bismarck, ND and adopted by Jerry and Kathy Schroeder when he was three weeks old. He attended school at Harwood Elementary and the West Fargo School system. From the time he was three, he enjoyed the lakes, the outdoors, and deer hunting with his Dad and Brother every year. His dog, Kyuss, was a longtime companion and was often found by Kipp’s side. Kipp took great pride in his work at Porta Blast, and his co-workers became a second home and family to him. He was currently working at M&T Flooring where he had worked for over four years. Kipp was a friend to many and had a big heart for helping anyone in need. He was quick witted and loved kids. Kipp is survived by his parents Jerry and Kathy, Horace ND, sister Karmel (Seth) Janz & twin nieces Braelyn & Tayla Janz, Littleton CO, and brother Colin Schroeder, Thornton CO, Grandmother Lorraine Schroeder, Cavalier ND, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Ted Schroeder, Clay Kipp, Donna Kipp and Laura Kipp. Visitation will be from 6-7:00 P.M., with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. Monday, August 31, 2015 at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. The funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Wild Rice.

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  1. Kathy, Jerry, Colin, & Karmel,
    My condolences to you and your family.
    Kipp was a wonderful friend with a very caring soul and meant a great deal to me. He will be missed and remembered by many.

    Hugs and prayers at this difficult time,

  2. Brad and I are so very saddened by the loss of Kipp. I remember him as a young boy who had a huge smile and eyes that lit up when he was excited or happy. We will be praying for the peace of God to be with all of you.

    Brad and Kelly

  3. I am thinking and praying for you all. I was a classmate for Kipp’s in High shool he was always had a smile and was always a great friend to me. He will be missed.
    Jolene ( Larson ) Myers

  4. Praying for your family and wishing you peace during this difficult time. Kipp will be missed by many.

  5. Jerry, Cathy and family,
    We are so saddened to hear of the loss of Kipp. May God surround you with faith, comfort and dear friends to give you strength. Our prayers and thoughts and deepest sympathy.

    Your friends , Inie and Leonard Rath

  6. Jerry, Kathy, Colin, Karmel and Seth and family,
    There are no words to express the heartache and pain that you have right now, just know that God has his loving arms wrapped tight around each one of you and He will carry you through this difficult time. Heartfelt sympathy and prayers to each one of you.

    Lori and Randy Peterson

  7. Sending many thoughts and prayers to your family during this difficult time. May God show you comfort and strength.

  8. Jerry, Kathy & Family,
    So very sad to read of Kip’s death. Our Sympathy and Prayers to all of you.

  9. So sorry to hear of Kipp’s passing and may God be with you all in your time of need.
    We got to know Kipp when we first moved to Harwood and my two kids (Jessica and Dustin) got to know him and he would come over with that group of boys that were so very close. Kipp was always a good friend to my kids especially Dusty. Kipp always made us laugh as he was so funny and very quick witted!
    We really feel for your loss and hope that Kipp is at peace and in the hands of our Lord!
    You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.
    God bless you all!

  10. So so sorry to hear about Kipp. I remember all the times the kids played together in Harwood. He was such a cute kid!! He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  11. Jerry, Kathy and family,

    My heart goes out to you on your loss. I pray that your faith and the support of family and friends will see you through this most difficult time.

    Garnet Furstenau

  12. Kathy & Jerry, Words cannot express how saddened I was to hear of your sons passing. Losing a loved one is so difficult. Bob & I want you to know that you and your family are truly in our thoughts and prayers. Karen & Bob Kaiser Ellendale ND

  13. I’m so sorry to hear of Kipp’s passing. Some of my fondest middle school/high school memories involved Kipp. His smile lit up a room and his laugh drew everyone in. He truly had the most caring soul. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone who had the pleasure of knowing his gentle spirit. Rest in peace Kipp, you will be forever missed.

  14. So sorry to hear about Kipp. Fond memories of visits during hunting season. Sincere sympathies to all he knew him.

  15. Dear Kathy, Jerry and family,
    We were so saddened to hear of the loss of your son Kipp. We can’t imagine the pain you are feeling at this time. We are praying for peace for your family and know that you are in our thoughts at this time. May God grant Kipp eternal peace and may all of you as family find comfort in the many memories all of you have of him as a son, brother,uncle and friend. May God bless all of you at this difficult time. It is never easy to say goodbye to those we love and treasure.
    Lee and Verna Metzger

  16. Just wanted to let you know that you and your family are our thoughts and prayers.
    Bill and Vanesa Barber

  17. Kathy, Jerry and family,
    I am so sorry. My heart goes out to you at this difficult and painful time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Helaine Arnold

  18. Jerry & Kathy,
    So sorry to learn of your son’s death. Please know that the Class of ’66 has you in their thoughts and prayers.
    Margaret & Larry

  19. Kathy. I am so sorry for your loss I can’t imagine the sorrow of losing a child. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Diane.

  20. Jerry and Kathy, our thoughts are with you during the extremely difficult time. Kipp was a wonderful man with a huge heart and will be missed by so many

    John Zetocha and family

  21. Kathy, Jerry and family,
    So sorry to hear the news of Kipp’s passing. I cannot imagine the loss you are feeling. My prayers go out to you and your family at this time. God Bless and be with you all…
    Carleen Syversen

  22. Kathy, Jerry and family,
    I am so sorry to hear the news of Kipp’s passing. I hope it will comfort you to know that I and many others care. May God Bless and hold you all at this time and always.
    Sending my Love and HUGS,

  23. My sympathy and love to your family. May you know the comforting presence of our Lord today and in all the days to come.
    “He (the Lord) heals the broken-hearted and bind up their wounds.” Psalm 147:3
    Becky Lee

  24. I am out of town but heard the news of Kipp’s passing. My prayers are with you Kathy and Jerry on your loss of your son. Nola

  25. Mr. and Mrs. Schroeder, Colin and Karmel,

    Our heartfelt condolences go out to each of you during this most difficult time. When I had the pleasure of working with Kipp, I remember his warm continuous smile and the passion he had for soccer. He was a fine caring man.

    Our ongoing thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Andy and Susan Steele

  26. Jerry, Kathy and family
    So sorry to hear of Kipp’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    Mary Nicholas

  27. Dear Schroeder family,

    Even though I didn’t have the opportunity to meet Kipp, I can tell by all the kind words that he was a special person. I know what a caring family you were and I remember all of the special things you did as a family. I hope you find some comfort in those memories. My heart breaks for you. May God bring Kipp and each of you peace.

    God bless.


  28. Dear Jerry, Kathy, Karmel, Seth, and Colin, I just heard of Kipp’s passing and I just must tell you how sad I am that a really fine young man is gone too soon. May you find peace in God, and in the many wonderful memories you have of Kipp, and the lives he touched, mine included. By the Grace of God you will meet again!

  29. The entire J&L Construction team would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Kipp. We thank him for all his hard work and dedication to J&L Construction for many years. His constant smile on the jobsite will be greatly missed. We pray for your peace and comfort in this time of loss.

    With Sympathy,
    J & L Construction

  30. Very sorry to hear of your loss of Kipp. He had the kindest heart and softest smile. Time will heal. Thinking of you.

  31. Kathy and Jerry, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. May God give you His strength to get through the days ahead. My sincere sympathies. Love, Jill Skillings

  32. Kathy and Jerry, We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family at this difficult yime.

  33. My heart goes out to the family.
    I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.
    May God be with you.
    Pat Traynor, Friend

  34. Jerry, Kathy, and Family

    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.

    In Deepest Sympathy,
    Karen Robinson
    Class of ’66

  35. I just watched the video…so incredible and what happy memories it holds…but I cried all the way through…he was here with us just way too short a time…Love to all of you…missing home…

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