Donald Stuvick

Final Resting Place

Keithley Funeral Home & Crematory
2509 Vine St.
Hays, Kansas, United States

Obituary of Donald Stuvick




Donald Austin Stuvick, son of Austin and Gladys (Dodson) Stuvick, was born January 25, 1929, in Adams County, Iowa, and passed away at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas, on November 10, 2018, at the age of 89.

Don grew up in the Red Oak, Iowa, community and graduated from the Villisca High School. He also served his country in the U.S. Army. On February 17, 1957, he married the love of his life, Dorothy Good, in Red Oak. They moved to Junction City, Kansas in April 1958, and later to Norton in October 1962, where Don managed the J.C. Penney store for many years. Dorothy passed away July 1, 2011. Don remained in Norton where was active in the community.

Don was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Norton, where he served as treasurer for many years and was a long time member of the Norton Lions Club where he helped with the blood drive and had personally donated over 10 gallons of blood. Don was also a volunteer of Norton Cares, where he was a driver, making over 200 trips in helping others. Don enjoyed taking walks and was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan. He enjoyed college baseball and was a regular at the college world series. He was also a very big supporter of the local Norton sporting events.

Survivors include: two sons, David (Rhonda) Stuvick, Garden City, Kansas, and Douglas (Gina) Stuvick, Highlands Ranch, Colorado; one daughter, Diane Schlageck, Munjor, Kansas; one brother, Loren Stuvick, Huntley, Illinois; one sister, Karen Kraft, Omaha, Nebraska; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and sister-in-law, Virginia Stuvick.


MEMORIAL SERVICE – Wednesday, November 14, 2018—10:30 a.m.

PLACE – First United Methodist Church – Norton, KS

MEMORIAL SERVICE - Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 11:00 AM. Visitation will be held at the Nelson - Boylan - LeRette Funeral Chapel in Red Oak, IA 

INURNMENT – Emerson Cemetery – Emerson, Iowa

MEMORIAL – Alzheimer's Disease Research

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