Donald Glenn Schwenn, 78, of Branson West passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024. He was born Nov. 29, 1945, to Donald and Marylea (Green) Schwenn in Shenandoah, Iowa and was raised in the Westboro/Tarkio area.
He attended Tarkio Schools, graduating in 1963.
On Sept. 12, 1965, he married Wilda McGuire and to this union two sons were born, Marc and Matthew Schwenn.
In 1974, he and his family moved to the Springfield area, where he was employed as a Springfield firefighter and they raised their family in Willard. He retired from the Springfield Fire Department after more than 31 years, retiring as a captain. He was an active member of the United Methodist Church and was a 54 year member of the Masonic Lodge. He and his wife moved to The Village of Coney Island and made that their retirement home. He was active in his community and served on the board of directors of Coney Island and was in charge of the water system.
He is survived by his wife, Wilda; sons, Marc Schwenn and wife Dolores Coble and Matthew Schwenn; five grandchildren and their spouses; siblings, Penny Westfall and Danny Schwenn and wife Stephanie;  nieces, nephews; other family and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Masonic Services were held on Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, at Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home in Ash Grove. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 30, at Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home with burial at Clear Creek Cemetery.  
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to Southern Stone County Fire District, 10965 E. State Highway 76, Branson West, MO 65737.


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