Richard Schuster(1923 - 2013)

Donald Richard Schuster, 90

Donald Richard Schuster, 90, a resident of Mountain Home formerly of Norfork passed away Monday, October 7, 2013, at his residence.

He was born May 1, 1923, in Evanston, Illinois to the late Theodore and Gertrude (Sargent) Schuster. Mr. Schuster was a World War II Veteran of the United States Army serving from 1941 until 1946 in the 187th Para-Glider Infantry, 11th Airborne Division. After his military service he worked as a carpenter. He loved fishing, bowling, archery and dancing the Waltz and Fox Trot on roller-skates. Mr. Schuster was preceded in death by his parents and his spouse, Janet M. Schuster.

Survivors include his daughter, Vivian Lea Carlen of St. Charles, Illinois; a granddaughter, Jennifer Leigh Lanciloti of Aurora, Illinois and two grandsons, Jason Jeremy LaFleur of Oak Park, Illinois and Air Force 1st Lieutenant, Robert Scott LaFleur of Dayton, Ohio.

Arrangements are private under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at


Funeral Home

Conner Family Funeral Home & Cremation Center
2833 Highway 62 West Mountain Home, AR 72653

Published in Baxter Bulletin from Oct. 14 to Oct. 16, 2013