Donald L. Stubstad, 76, Inverness, Fla., died Oct. 9, 2013, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Hospice of Citrus County. Donald was born Oct. 14, 1936, in Barnesville, Minn., to the late Adolph and Ethel (Hough) Stubstad. He honorably served our country in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict and also for NATO forces in Izmir, Turkey, with 20 years of service, retiring as a tech sgt. After his retirement, he was an X-ray technician for N.E. X-ray and finished his working career as a construction loan officer for United Northern Federal Savings Bank. A loving husband and father, he enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a woodworking craftsman who built many projects his family and friends will treasure.
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Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 56 years, Barbara Stubstad, Inverness; his children, Karen (Jimmer) Clark, Hernando, Donald (Kathy) Stubstad, Sagamore, Mass., Bobbi Jean (Wesley) Carter, The Woodlands, Texas, David (Tracy) Stubstad, Brooksville and Dale (Judy) Stubstad, Inverness; his brother, Carroll (Lila) Stubstad, Pelican Rapids, Minn.; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Arvid and sister, Ona Jean Gregor.
A celebration tribute of Donald's life will be 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, (today) at First Lutheran Church of Inverness. A graveside committal service with military honors will be announced at a later date at Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464. Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Oct. 11, 2013