Donovan ‘Don’ H. Goeman, 77, Neosho, entered into rest on Sept. 27, 2017 in Joplin, following a short illness.

Donovan ‘Don’ H. Goeman, 77, Neosho, entered into rest on Sept. 27, 2017 in Joplin, following a short illness.  
Don was born March 5, 1940 in Belmond, Iowa, the son of Hio and Anna (Gruis) Goeman.  He served in the U.S. Army, 1961-1964 and then worked as an administrator at the Veteran’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. He moved to Neosho in 2010 from Branson. Don enjoyed hunting, traveling and was an avid reader.  He was a member of the Hillcrest Church of Christ.  
Don and Shirley Venable Schnakenberg were married on Dec. 30, 2010 at Forsyth, Mo., and she survives.  
Additional survivors include a son, Brandon Goeman and wife, Amy,  Overland Park, Kan., three step sons, Terry Schnakenberg and wife, Julie, Ozark, Mo., Tim Schnakenberg and wife, D’anne, Billings, Mo., and Tracy Schnakenberg, Tulsa, Okla.; two sisters, Ann Bell and husband, Ed of the state of South Carolina and Mavis Murphy and husband, Jim, Marshfield, Mo. and four step grandchildren, Cord Schnakenberg, Collin Schnakenberg, Anna Schnakenberg and Jean Mae Schnakenberg.  
In addition to his parents, he was  preceded in death by his wife, Lyla Gaye in 2008; one brother, Donald Goeman and one sister, Marjorie Christians.  Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017  at the Hillcrest Church of Christ, Danny Boggs will officiate. Following the service, the family will receive friends until 11:30 a.m. at the church.  
Contributions in memory of Don may be made to the Neosho Christian School, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, Missouri  64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.