Obit: Ven Rooy, Richard A. (1939 - 2011)  


Surnames: Ven Rooy, Olson, Bohman, Milbeck, Donatel, Jack


----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 11/07/2011


Ven Rooy, Richard A. (29 AUG 1939 - 5 NOV 2011)


Richard A. Ven Rooy, 72, Rothschild, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Dick was born Aug. 29, 1939, to the late Norbert and Elva (Olson) Ven Rooy in Abbottsford.

Survivors include his four sons, Dan (Tara) Taylor, David Van Rooy and Keith Van Rooy all of Oshkosh, and Alan Van Rooy of Weston; a daughter, April, of Wisconsin Rapids; many grand and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Keith "Jim" Ven Rooy, Merrill and Donnie Ven Rooy, Oshkosh; three sisters, Dorothy Bohman, Stratford, Patricia (Thomas) Milbeck, Ringle and Sandra (Dave) Donatel, Stratford; and Dick's significant other, Ruth Jack. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Janice and a brother, Peter.

Private graveside services will be held at a later date.

Brainard Funeral Home Everest-Chapel, Weston is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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