Members of the Westminster College community were shocked and saddened to learn new transfer student Daniel Schatz from Sullivan, Missouri, lost his life in a tragic accident August 5 on I-44 near Gray Summit.
A talented All State football player in high school, Daniel was scheduled to report for Westminster football practice next week with high hopes of joining his brother David on the team.
David Schatz, a senior at Westminster, has played varsity right tackle for the Blue Jays for the past two years.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan. Westminster Head Coach John Welty, members of his coaching staff, and football team members plan to attend services.
Thoughts and prayers from the entire Westminster community are with Dave and Chara Schatz and their children David, Devon, Dana, and Dailey as well as Daniel's friends and other relatives in this time of sorrow. Expressions of condolence can be sent in care of: Mr. and Mrs. Dave Schatz, P.O. Box 92, Sullivan, MO 63080-0092.