Donald Royal Shank Sr.

Donald Royal Shank Sr., 91, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away March 19, 2021.

He was born March 1, 1930, in Max, Nebraska, to Russell and Jeanette (Stoutsenberger) Shank.

After high school, Don joined the United States Marine Corps, where he served in the Korean Conflict.

In 1958 he married Barbara McKinney in Fairplay.

Don was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents and all siblings except for one sister.

Survivors include his wife of almost 63 years, Barbara; children, Jeannie Peterson and husband Paul of Oklahoma, Jana Saunders of Oklahoma, Kim Shank-Zehner and husband David of Wyoming, Cherrie Sanders and husband Michael of Alabama, and Don Shank Jr. of Texas; sister Shirley Ive of Colorado; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Graveside memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. July 10, 2021, at Fairplay Cemetery.