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Donald Langwith Sr.

Donald Langwith Sr.

Donald Glenn Langwith, Sr., 71, of Sparta, IL; born on July 31, 1948 in Sparta, IL; passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Shiloh, IL.

Mr. Langwith worked at World Color Press and Nascote.  He was a United States Marine Veteran.  He was a member of the American Legion Post in Sparta.  Donald was also a carpenter and loved to build.  He was also a very dedicated donor to both the Sparta and Coulterville School Districts.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Edward and Ruby, nee Patterson, Langwith.  Two brothers – Noel Foster and Ronald Rongey.

He is survived by his wife – Loretta, nee Stork, Langwith whom he married on August 17, 2019 in Sparta, IL.  Two sons – Donald (Jolene) Langwith Jr. of Sparta, IL; Derreck (Hyewon In) Langwith of Chicago, IL.  His grandchildren – Titus Langwith; Ryker Langwith.  Three brothers – Tom (Evelyn)  Foster Sr; Carl (Linda) Foster; Darrell (Paula) Rongey.  Two sisters – Della Snyder; Linda Hartman.

Memorials may be made to the Sparta or Coulterville School Districts.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and at Loyalty Baptist Church in Eden, IL on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Funeral: Services will be held at Loyalty Baptist Church in Eden, IL on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 1:00pm with Rev. Tom Foster officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held at Cutler Cemetery in Cutler, IL.

Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements.



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  1. Lela Gillespie Neisler says:

    My sympathy to the family, especially to Linda as I think of David often. We lost Nancy Falkenhain in 2002 and she had been so upset over David’s passing.

  2. Jen Saba says:

    I am very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and well wishes to your family during this difficult time.

  3. Venita says:

    Loretta, so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

  4. David M Wente says:

    Always enjoyed visiting with Don at Legion Bowl
    in Steeleville. He had a pleasant word for everyone.
    I will think of him often and smile.

    Dave Wente–Steeleville

  5. Mike Wilson/Sparta, Illinois says:

    May my friend Don Langwith, a great former Spartan Printing coworker, finally rest in peace with God and all of God’s Heavenly Angels, forever and ever! Amen! …. Until we meet again!

  6. Mary Carol Rice says:

    Our sincere condolences from the Rice family.

  7. Jo Price says:

    So Sorry for the family God Bless

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