Former Juneau resident Roscoe Van Pool died the morning of May 31, 2007, at Mercy Hospital in Janesville, Wis. He was 70.
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He was born and raised in Janesville. While living in Juneau, he worked in construction, was involved in the Juneau Mining Company and was part-owner in the Thane Ore House. In more recent years, he had been in a partnership in recycling businesses in Janesville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roscoe and Dorothy Van Pool; brothers, Donald, Perry, Ralph and Richard Van Pool; and sister, Jeanie.
He is survived by his wife of two years, Linda Van Pool; sisters, Betty, Delores and Ester; sons, Dave Van Pool, Dale Van Pool, Dan Van Pool and his wife, Pat, Brian Van Pool, and Jim Thomas and his wife, Misty; daughters, Bonnie O'Brien and Tonya Fuchs and her husband, Willie; grandchildren, Patrick, Kim, Misty, Brooke, Claudia, Susan and her husband, Brandon, Wyatt, Ryan James, Troy, Amiah, Jessica and Sadie; and great grandchildren, Jaymee, Ashleigh, Krystin, Justin and Brandon Jr.; numerous nieces and nephews; and step son, Christopher.
Services will be held in Janesville.
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