Don R. Stuckel, 73, of Independence, Mo., formerly Melrose, Minn., passed away peacefully on Jan. 27, 2017. Don was born Aug. 12, 1943 in Long Prairie to Arthur and Clara Stuckel. He served three years in the U.S. Army, stationed in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
Don’s love for his friends and especially his family was without question. You could always count on him for a helping hand, a shoulder for support or to cry on and God given honest advise whether you wanted to hear it or not. Don will be dearly missed but will continue to live in our hearts.