Obituary for Donald McCann
Donald R. McCann 85, of Springfield, MO passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017. He was born on April 20, 1932 in Aurora, MO to Wilbur and Clarice (Stockton) McCann.
Don was in the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. He started and ran McCann Printing until he retired in 1997, handing the business to his son Robert. He loved stock car racing, collecting trains, and had a true passion for fishing, which included 13 fishing trips to Brazil.
He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Beverly Mueller; and brother, Charles McCann.
Survivors include his wife, Mary (Seitz) McCann of 65 years; four children, Reta Patrick and husband, Chris, Donette Anders, Robert McCann and wife, Lisa, and Pam Gann and husband, Jock; seven grandchildren, Carnita Farve, Candy McGinnis, Amy McCann, Brandy Russell, Shaun Patrick, Carinne Gann, and Kimberly McCandless; 11 great grandchildren; two brothers, Jim and Doug McCann; and a host of family and friends.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at White Chapel (5234 W. State Hwy EE). Graveside services will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in White Chapel Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Don’s name to Fair Haven Children’s Home or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.