Donald Lewis Schooley

Donald Lewis Schooley, 85, formerly of Chanute, KS, passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019 in Overland Park, KS. Don was born on October 31, 1934, the son of Noel and Ina (Dodson) Schooley.  

Don was united in marriage on April 19, 1963 to Oleta Kay Hazen in Erie, KS. He worked as a Welder for Young’s Welding for many years. Don was a quiet man, but always made sure his family was well taken care of. He was also a hard worker, no matter what he was doing. Don was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Chanute, KS.   

Don is survived by:

Sons: Derrell Schooley of Topeka, KS, David Schooley and wife, Cynthia, of Olathe, KS; 2 Grandchildren: Aaron Schooley and Tyler Schooley of Olathe, KS; Brother: Howard Schooley of Neenah, WI.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Oleta; parents, Noel and Ina and a brother, James Schooley. 

The family will greet friends on Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 11:30 am – 1 pm at Countryside Funeral Home Johnson Chapel at 101 N. Highland in Chanute, KS. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 1 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Humboldt, KS. Online condolences may be left at: 

The family suggests memorials to be made to the American Lung Association and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 101 N. Highland, Chanute, KS 66720.

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