Karen Hammerschmidt, the wife of CSU’s offensive coordinator Dan Hammerschmidt, passed away July 19 after battling cancer for nearly eight years.
Hammerschmidt, 37, was in Richmond, Texas to visit her parents when she suffered from a liver failure. Dan has been a coach for CSU’s football team in various capacities for the last ten seasons.
Hammerschmidt is survived by her son, Michael and her daughter, Holly. She was buried in Richmond on July 22.