GOSHEN — Donald N. Schrock, 84, died Sunday, July 13, at Heritage Point in Mishawaka, following a four-year struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
He was born Nov. 22, 1929, in Clinton Township to George and Pearl (Hartsough) Schrock.
He was blessed to have married two wonderful wives, Shirley Darr on Oct. 8, 1949, and Sherry Horvath on Sept. 12, 1987.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry Schrock; a son, Bob (Marie) Schrock of Elkhart; a daughter, Bev (Devon) Yoder of Goshen; a son, John (Sabrina) Horvath of Goshen; five grandchildren, Mandi (Paulo) Juarez and Matt (Abby) Schrock, both of Elkhart, Rem (Racheal) Yoder of Indianapolis and Greg Yoder and Paige Yoder, both of Goshen; two great-grandchildren, Kai Juarez and Anna Yoder; a sister, Peg Lantzer of Goshen; and a brother, Jerry (Susan) Schrock of Syracuse.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Shirley; two sons, Tommy Schrock and Brad Horvath; and three brothers, Calvin, Harold and Joe Schrock.
A 1947 graduate of Millersburg High School, Mr. Schrock, was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Middlebury American Legion.
He and his brother, Joe, founded DJ Construction in 1954. He remained active in the business for 50 years and an owner after his retirement. He was a founding member of People’s Bible Church in Benton. For many years he served as president of the Solomon Creek Cemetery Association. He was a former member of the Goshen Rotary Club.
Don loved his Lord, his family, his church and his company. He was known in the community for his love and service to others.
In keeping with Don’s wishes cremation has taken place at Yoder-Culp Crematory. A 4 p.m. celebration service will take place on Sunday, July 27, at Maple City Chapel, 2015 Lincoln Way E., Goshen. The family will receive friends for two hours prior to the service. Pastor John Randolph will officiate. Burial will follow in Solomon Creek Cemetery in Syracuse.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to People’s Bible Church. Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.