Austan Jacob Carl Schut, 28, of Altoona, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021. A private family graveside service will be held at Gifford Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family and condolences may be left at coburnfuneralhomes.com.
The son of Jeffrey Dean and Beth Ann (Van Vark) Schut, Austan was born March 8, 1993, in Ames. He graduated from Pella High School in 2011. Austan was the definition of giving the shirt off your back to help a person out. He loved his family, friends, girlfriend, nieces and nephews. Some of his favorite things included pokemon, Pittsburgh Steelers, music, video games and movies. Austan was described as having an unforgettable laugh, his laugh could brighten the darkest of days. His time here on earth may have been short, but the memories he gave to everyone will always be cherished.
Those left to honor his memory include his parents, Jeff and Beth; siblings, Kjierstan (Weston) Witzenburg, Josalan Schut, Paytan Schut, Lauran Schut, Londan Schut and Calvan Schut; his grandparents, Harlan and Bobbie Van Vark and Ron and Marcia Schut; and nieces and nephews, Hartley, Jamesan, Andylan, Zandan, Waylan and Nashtan.