Donald Elvin Shorman, 94, of Harrison, passed away September 25, 2021.  

He was born July 25, 1927 in Manhattan, Kan. to William F. and Lauretta V. (Sumners) Shorman. 

He received a BSE in Elementary Education from Kansas State University in 1955 and a Masters Degree in 1958 from Northern Colorado University. He joined the Army from 1950 to 1952 during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Lauretta Shorman; sister, Betty Shorman; and brother, Bill Shorman.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Robinson Shorman, who he married April 14, 1990; children, Judy Shorman of Galveston, Texas, Martin Shorman and wife Belinda, of Lawton, Iowa, Della Shorman Brower and Mark Brower of Galveston, Texas, and Irven Shorman and wife Lulu of Wakefield Kan.; step-sons, Ben Robinson of Harrison and Brian Robinson and wife Amanda of Fayetteville, Ark.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; brother, Dwaine Shorman; sisters, Jane Arents and Lalla Steenbock; and the mother of his children, Marion Shorman.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. October 11, 2021 at the Fairview Cemetery, north of Riley with Pastor Gerry Sharp officiating. The Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 5580 Highway 392, Harrison, Ark. 72601 or The Historical Society of Talmage, 2978 Main Street, Talmage, Kan. 67482.

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