David Glen PropstNovember 22nd, 2020
David Glen Propst, age 68, of Jefferson City, Missouri, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020, at Capital Region Medical Center. He was born on August 28, 1952, in Jefferson City, Missouri, a son of the late Clarence and Dorothy (Hemeyer) Propst. He was united in marriage to Cathy Loesch on August 6, 1977, in Lohman, Missouri. He was a 1970 graduate of Eugene Cole R-V. After graduation, David was drafted into the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam war. Upon his return home, he was employed with the Missouri Department of Transportation in the Bridge and Maintenance departments. David was a lifelong farmer and shared ownership of Moreau Valley Farms with his brothers-in-law. He enjoyed collecting and restoring antique tractors and implements. He shared his passion by going to, and participating in, tractor shows all around the Midwest. He was a member of the Osage River Antique Power Association and Mid-Mo Pure Power Tractor Club. His restored tractors were showcased in various calendars and magazines. David was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Honey Creek. The greatest joy in his life was his family, especially his grandchildren. They will miss him greatly. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Cathy Propst; daughters, Kristin Newman (David) of Myrtle, Mo. and Michelle Frey (Mark) of Jefferson City Mo.; grandchildren, Cody and Ava Newman, and Emma, Eli and Ethan Frey; brother, Dennis Propst; sisters, Peggy Heidbreder and Jane Schneider; and numerous nieces and nephews. David was preceded in death by his sister, Darlene Propst; and brothers, Clarence Lee and John Propst. Private family visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 23, 2020, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Honey Creek. Private family funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery with full military honors. Friends can tune in on channel 104.1 FM from the church parking lot to listen to the funeral service or log on to the Millard Family Chapels Facebook page to watch it live at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, it is requested that expressions of sympathy be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church and School. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.