Schroeder, Matthew Kahl James (Kahl), Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Saturday, December 29, 2012, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Age 23 years. Kahl was born on May 30, 1989, in Saginaw. Kahl is survived by his daughter, Brookelynn; mother, Naomi Schroeder (Bill Cotie); his father, James Thayer (Syndi Fornwalt and her children, Zach, Ethan and Grace); mother to his daughter Deanna, step-father, Jason Hayward (Toni LaLonde); brothers and sisters, Devon, Darion, Alexis and Brienna; step-sister, Stephannie Hayward; step-brother, Kyle LaLonde; uncles and aunts, Brent and Tracie Schroeder, Randy Schroeder, John and Sharon Thayer, and Kelly Hayward; cousins, MacAlister, Chandler, Reed, Mason and Riley Schroeder, Zachary and Ethan Thayer; grandparents, John and Gale Thayer; Roy Hayward, Jr., and Sharon Hayward; and great-grandmother, Mary Nardi. Kahl was predeceased by his grandparents, Courtney and Eddie Schroeder; his uncle, Matthew Schroeder, brother, Andrew Thayer. Memorial service will take place on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, 3427 Adams Ave. The Rev. Paul R. Hinz will officiate. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the church on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be given to the family. Memories and sympathies of Kahl may be shared with the family on his memorial website at