Joshua David Schaeler
Joshua David Schaeler, age 34, passed away Saturday, September 2nd in Eagar, Arizona. He was born May 31, 1983 in Provo, Utah. He was the third child of David and Natasha Schaeler. Josh spent most of his life in Queen Creek swimming, skateboarding and making the most of every day. At age 19, he was called to serve a Spanish-speaking mission in Uruguay where he shared his love of the Gospel and Jesus Christ with many. After returning from his mission, he worked and found time for many adventures. In June, 2010, Josh met Whitney Pew and on January 27, 2011, they joined their hearts and began their journey. On February 8, 2012, they were sealed for time and all eternity in the Mesa Arizona Temple. They were blessed with four beautiful children, Harlyn Pearl, 5, Gatlin Reid, 3, Swayzee Leigh, 2 and Jovi Reign, 3 months. Whitney and their children were the loves of his life. He enjoyed the outdoors and playing with his family - making memories of a lifetime. Josh spent six years with the AZ Department of Corrections and the last year spent as a Wildland firefighter with his Wolf Mountain Crew which he loved! Services for Joshua will be held Saturday, September 9th at the L.D.S. Stake Center, 19730 E. Ocotillo Rd., Queen Creek. Visitation from 9:00-10:30am, the services to follow at 11:00am. We invite all to join the celebration of Josh's life.