Donald S. Loveland, 80, of Rolla, Missouri, died Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Phelps Health Medical Hospital in Rolla, MO. He was born June 15, 1941, in Sparta, Illinois. On September 9, 1967, he married Barbara Schmidt in Marissa, IL.
Don grew up in Sparta and after moving his family for a short stay in California, he spent the past fifty years in Rolla, Missouri. He proudly served in the Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He worked 29 years at University of Missouri – Rolla (UMR) as a printing press operator. Don enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Church of God a Worldwide Association and served as a deacon.
Don is survived by his wife, Barbara; two daughters, Linda (Phil) Daniels of Sparta and Karen Loveland of Rolla; four grandchildren, Kyle, Katie, Luke and Ryan Daniels of Sparta; a sister Dorothy and her husband, Donald Dykes of Camanche, Iowa; sister-in-law Lizabeth and her husband, George Tepovich of Sparta, as well as nephews and nieces.
Donald will be buried in Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL. Graveside services will be performed by Pastor John Foster and will be held Monday, May 2, 2022 at 2:00 pm.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta, IL is in charge of arrangements