December 2, 1942 - August 29, 2014
Don E. Stroud, age 71, of Walnut Grove, MO, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Mercy Hospital. He was born December 2, 1942, in Marshfield, MO, to Edwin and Mary Emma (Bumgarner) Stroud. He was united in marriage on December 27, 1996 in Eureka Springs, AR to Diane (Towle) Schubert. Don retired from Hutchens Industries, Seymour MO, after forty-two years of employment. Don enjoyed caring for his farm, and livestock. The great joy of Don’s life was spending time with his family and attending his grandchildren’s activities.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Mary Emma Stroud; 2 brothers Robert Stroud and Tony Stroud; and two sisters Norma Stroud and Edna Stroud.
He is survived by his loving wife, Diane Stroud , Walnut Grove, MO; two step-children, Danny Schubert and wife Terri of Willard, MO and Christy Jeffryes and husband Dennis of Walnut Grove, MO; three grandchildren, Weston, Haleigh, and Hayden; four sisters, Juanita Laughlin, Geneva Young, Anna Belle Baldwin, and Deloris “Boots” Holland; and a host of family and friends.
A celebration of Don’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO with Rev. Phil Cook officiating. Burial will be held in Stewart Cemetery, Fordland, MO. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, September 1, 2014 at Greenlawn Funeral Home North. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Children’s Mercy Hospital or Walnut Grove FFA. Services have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO. Online condolences may be made at www.greenlawnfuneralhome.com.