FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The funeral service for a Carroll High School student who died suddenly last week will be held Monday morning

Owen Scheele died Tuesday at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis after he was diagnosed with leukemia. He was 17 years-old.

Services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 13, at Pathway Community Church, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation was also held Sunday afternoon. The burial will be at Huntertown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the Scheele family is organizing a foundation in Owen’s name so that he may continue to touch lives in his community for many years. Contributions may be made to the Owen Scheele Memorial Fund directed to FairHaven Funeral Home & Cremation Services or Three Rivers Federal Credit Union.

Owen was entering his senior year at Carroll High School, where he was actively involved in the football program. He also participated in travel baseball, was active with OPS and the Pathway Community Church Youth Group.

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