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Daniel "Dan" Schlup, Sr.

Daniel K. Schlup, Sr. of Defiance, MO, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on May 6, 2024, at the age of 78.

dan schlup.jpgDan was born March 19, 1946, the son of Toney L. Schlup and Helen F. (Bayne) Schlup. He had owned and operated Tri-Sun Tool Company since 1976. He enjoyed many outdoor activities, including gardening, racing, camping, fishing, and hunting. His greatest joy was attending and cheering on his grandchildren in their various activities.

He is survived by his wife and the love of his life of 58 years, Diana L. (Thompson) Schlup; his two sons, Daniel K. (Julie) Schlup Jr. of Wentzville, MO and Michael T. (Charlotte) Schlup of Troy, MO; two brothers, Clyde (Erma Sue) Schlup of St. Charles, MO and Joe (Marilyn) Schlup of St. Peters, MO; two sisters, Toney Sue Findley of St. Charles, MO and Helen Ruth (Rusty) Green of Cheyenne, WY; six grandchildren, Amy, Nick, Tony, Andrew “A.J.”, Daniel III, and Sydney; great-grandson, Calvin; He is preceded in death by his father, Toney L. Schlup; mother, Helen F. (Bayne) Schlup; son, Lloyd E. Schlup; brothers, Tom Schlup, Don Schlup, and Norris Schlup.

Dan loved his family and enjoyed spending as much time as he could with them. He will be dearly missed.

Visitation: Friday, May 10, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Parkway, Wentzville, MO.
Funeral: Friday, May 10, 2024, at 1 p.m. at Pitman Funeral Home.
Interment: Following the funeral service at St. Charles Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 3950 W. Clay St., St. Charles, MO 63301.
Memorial donations: NorthRoad Community Church, 49 College Campus Dr, Moscow Mills, MO 63362.