Gregory f. SchaweApril 30, 1953 ~ November 23, 2018 (age 65)
Gregory Francis Schawe passed away at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado on Friday, November 23, 2018. He was 65 years old. Greg was born in Dodge City, Kansas on April 30, 1953 to Russell Carl and Mary Katherine (Gleason) Schawe.
Greg is preceded in death by his father and brother Robert. He is survived by his mother, Mary Katherine; daughter, Bridget Green (Josh) and granddaughter Braylen; son, Justin Schawe (Genevieve), granddaughter Grace and grandson Hudson and son, Colton Peterson. As well, as his sisters, Debbie Schladt, Delaine Winkelblech, Denise Schawe, Darlene Kloos and Danette Stinson; and brothers, Mark Schawe and Stanley Schawe.
Greg served in the Army for four years and then joined the Colorado Springs Fire Department July 27, 1981. He was promoted to Firefighter First Class (FF1C) on July 27, 1984 and Driver Engineer on October 28, 1998. Greg retired on May 6, 2009 after severing the citizens of Colorado Springs and the CSFD for over 27 years. He also loved to spend his time as a rodeo judge. He enjoyed hunting and camping trips with family and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, December 3, 2018 at Norris Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road, Colorado Springs, CO at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Colorado Springs Firefighters Foundation, www.csfirefightersfoundation.org.