Donald “Don” Dale Armbruster, Jr., 76 of Lexington, Missouri passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at home surrounded by family.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 3, 2023, at the Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home. 1720 South Street Lexington, MO 64067.
Inurnment to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Boy Scouts Troop 713-Wellington, MO, or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Altar Society. Memories of Don and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com or on our Facebook Page.
Don was born on June 10, 1946, in Kansas City, MO to Dr. D.D. and Katharyn Marie (Martin) Armbruster, Sr. He graduated in 1964 from Wellington-Napoleon High School in Wellington, MO. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. Don worked as an Auditor for Western Auto, then retired from NCR as a Systems Engineer after 20 years of service. Don was united in marriage to Sally Marie Bell on January 2, 1971, in Lexington, MO. Don was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lexington, MO. He was a Fire Builder in the Tribe of Mic-O-Say. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Don enjoyed Boy Scouts, computers, weekend trips to the lake, running, and conversing about life, politics, and science. He was also service oriented. Installing and maintaining the American flags in downtown Lexington was a cherished project of his. He lived every day to the fullest with a positive mindset.
Don is survived by his wife, Sally Armbruster of Lexington, MO; one son, Stephen Colby Armbruster (Shelby Ramirez) of Grain Valley, MO; two daughters, Desiree Lee (Armbruster) Muller (Jason) of Versailles, MO, and Renee Armbruster of Kansas City, MO; four grandchildren, Trent Armbruster, Alayna Muller, Joel Muller, and Kaya Ramirez; two brothers, Lee E. Armbruster (April) of Greenville, NC and David A. Armbruster (Debbie) of Arkansas; two sisters, Marilyn K. Leicht (Jim) of Louisville, KY and Caroline Jenkins (Guy) of Lexington, MO; and many nieces, nephews, relative and friends.
In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Buster and Pearl Armbruster; maternal grandparents, Fred and Florence Martin; one sister, Rozanne Simons; and one brother in infancy, Jon K. Armbruster.