Saturday, June 11, 2011
Donald Lansaw, owner of Lansaw Technologies, killed in Joplin tornado
Don began his journey on August 21, 1979 in Joplin, Missouri born to the union of Donald Wayne Lansaw, Sr. and Beth R. (Dinwiddie) Lansaw. He was raised in Seneca, Missouri and was a 1998 graduate of Seneca High School. He furthered his education at Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri. Don was a man of great work ethic. He owned and operated Lansaw Technologies and was a licensed Realtor with Charles Burt both located in Joplin, Missouri. He enjoyed spending time outdoors where his favorite activities were camping and float trips.
On July 2, 2005 in Webb City, Missouri he was united in marriage to Bethany Ann Krudwig and she survives of the home. Additional survivors include his parents, Donald Wayne Lansaw, Sr. of Joplin, Missouri and Beth Lansaw of Seneca, Missouri; a brother, Zach Lansaw of Joplin, Missouri; paternal grandmother, Mary Sargent of Carl Junction, Missouri; his father and mother in-law, Jim and Donna Krudwig of Webb City, Missouri; as well as a host of other family and close friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Lansaw were held Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the Central United Methodist Church in Webb City, Missouri with Rev. Tom Shouse and Pastor D.R. Dorsey officiating. Burial followed in the Osborne Cemetery in Joplin, Missouri. Those honoring his life by serving as pallbearers are Zach Lansaw, Troy Pierson, Matt Shear, Paul Dudley, Tim Sanders, Jason Brookshire and Mike Cory. Memorials are being directed to the Don Lansaw Memorial Fund and contributions may be left US Bank in Webb City. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through our website www.thornhilldillon.com. Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary in Joplin, Missouri.