Donald Schanus, 77

Donald J. Schanus, 77, of New Prague, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

He was born July 8, 1931, at Hampton, a son of Peter and Lucy (Blesener) Schanus. A lifelong resident of New Prague, he attended Scott County District School and St. Wenceslaus Catholic School. Donald married Alice Hartman on November 6, 1954, at St. John's Church in Jordan. He was a mechanic for Pomije Chevrolet, Cemensky Sales & Service, Soland Sales & Service, Rosenberg Trucking and Neiman Roofing. Donald loved fishing, hunting and the outdoors.

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