Saying goodbye to Beau & Calyx | News
Fort Worth, Texas -- Family, friends and loved ones gathered at Christ Chapel Bible Church Tuesday afternoon in Fort Worth to say their final goodbyes to Calyx and Beau Schenecker.
The teens were found dead in their New Tampa home Friday, January 28. Authorities say their mother admitted to murdering them.
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Here's more information about Calyx Powers Schenecker and Powers Beau Schenecker and Tuesday's Funeral Service as provided by the Schenecker family spokesperson:
The Schenecker family will continue to honor the memory of Calyx and Beau with a funeral service at Christ Chapel Bible Church, 3740 Birchman Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.
Calyx Powers Schenecker was born on September 12, 1994 in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany. Along her life's journey, Calyx was recognized as a model student, a published artist, a truly devoted friend and a tenacious athlete, excelling in both Cross Country and Track. Bound for the stars, Calyx's intense desire to learn and her wonderment at all life had to offer was energizing and uplifting. Calyx is loved and remembered forever.
Powers Beau Schenecker was born September 29, 1997 at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii. Along Beau's life journey, he was a very likable and lovable person who quickly made and retained an incredible number of friends worldwide. Although a bit shorter physically than his contemporaries, his amazing intuition, empathy for others, and sense of humor made him stand head and shoulders above the rest. If you had Beau as a friend, you needed no others. Beau is loved and remembered forever.
Calyx and Beau are preceded in death by their grandfather Edmund Morris Schenecker.
Survivors: Father, Col. Parker Schenecker; mother, Julie Schenecker; grandparents, Nancy Schenecker, James and Patty Jo Powers; aunts and uncles, Edmund Schenecker, Dave Powers and his wife Julie, Carol Walsh and her husband Joe; and cousins, Kylie, Kendall, and Chloe Powers, Ben, Sam and CJ Walsh.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to: The Calyx and Beau Schenecker Memorial Fund within The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay at 550 N. Reo St., Suite 301, Tampa, FL 33609-1037 or call (813) 282-1975.