Tymen Schreuder

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Tymen Schreuder
1977 - 2018
Tymen Eric Schreuder, 40, of Colorado Springs, Colorado died January 30, 2018 of injuries sustained after being struck by a car while cycling. Born on April 12, 1977, in Raleigh, North Carolina to Hans and Carol Schreuder, Tymen's family moved to Colorado when he was 2. Tymen was an athlete, growing up playing soccer when it was still new to Colorado, captaining the Cheyenne Mountain High School soccer team and making all-state in soccer.
Tymen earned a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Masters in Statistics from Colorado State University. Tymen's passion for numbers and environmental awareness included graduate research with forward thinking initiatives involving Boulder's environmental grid to charge electric cars and Xcel wind energy out of Ft. Collins. Currently Tymen's data science research has been in the field of behavioral psychology.
Tymen's passion for leading a mental life included current research involved highly technical data science, an encyclopedic memory for world history for the past 1,000 years and a zest for knowledge.
Tymen lived some years abroad, including the Netherlands, Spain and Costa Rica and was tri-lingual in Dutch, Spanish and English. His passion for travel was recently enjoyed with a trip with his father, siblings and nieces/nephews to Panama.
A Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Feb 3 at 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Please email [email protected] for location. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Tymen's name through Ent Credit Union. The money will be sent to Charity Waters-100 % donations used to drill wells in poor, overseas countries, which supports Tymen's passions for environmental and global awareness.
Tymen is survived by his mother, Carol Schreuder - Colo Spgs; his father Hans Schreuder - Boulder, his brother Ian - Denver (Marsha, kids Beckett, Weston), his sister Taneda - Colo Spgs (Kamran, kids Aiden, Sierra, Alyssa), Mike - Germany (Helga, daughter Angela). His stepfather is Abe Minzer; stepbrother, Daniel Minzer, stepsisters Emily Minzer-Uhden and Sarah Minzer.

Published in The Gazette on Feb. 2, 2018