Donald Joseph Stangle, Jr. 58, died March 19, 2019 at his residence. He was born June 24th 1960 in Marion, Kansas the son of Dr. Don Stangle Sr. and Dorotha Joanne Braden.
He lived in Peabody until he started 1st grade when the family moved to Newton. In 1966 they moved to their family home on Normandy Road. Don was a accomplished artist and enjoyed doing portraits and sharing his art. He was a social person and enjoyed gatherings with neighbors and family. He also had a passion for baseball and was a avid New York Yankees fan. He could often be found on the golf course enjoying his time.
Don’s latest job was working in the landscaping industry in Wichita.
He is survived by his mother Dorotha Joanne of Newton, KS; sisters Deena Stangle of California and Debra and Perry Vetter of North Dakota; Niece Braden and Nephew Nicholas and a host of cousins and friends also survive.
Don is preceded in death by his father; his brother Doug Stangle, and grandparents Clarke and Vesta (Barr) Braden and Oliver and Fay Emily (McCallister) Stangle.
A celebration and memorial of Don’s life will be 11:00 a.m. Friday April 19, 2019 at Trinity Heights United Methodist Church in Newton, Kansas with Pastor Donna Voteau presiding.
Private family interment will take place in Greenwood Cemetery Newton, Kansas
Memorials are suggested to Caring Hands Humane Society in care of Petersen Funeral Home.