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David J. Van Egeren

Published On: Jan 04 2013 05:42:36 AM CST

JANESVILLE---David J. Van Egeren, age 64, of Janesville, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Mercy Hospital of complications from diabetes & heart surgery. He was born in Green Bay on Nov. 26, 1948, the son of Francis and Bernice (Burkart) Van Egeren. David served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He married Donna L. Farber on Aug. 25, 1973 in Madison. He was currently employed as a project manager for Spacesaver Corporation in Fort Atkinson for the past 23 years. David, a member of First Lutheran Church, enjoyed being a handyman to many friends & neighbors – always with a willing spirit. He had a passion for woodworking, classic cars, playing pool, and reading. He also loved to spend time with family and friends, especially during the Packer & Badger football season. David enjoyed dancing with the love of his life, Donna, wife of 39 years. He was a wonderful husband, father, and friend.

Survivors include his wife, Donna; 2 sons, Chad Van Egeren of Mission Viejo, CA, and Eric Van Egeren of Milwaukee; 4 siblings: Ginny (Marv) Lardinois of Bay Settlement, WI, Dennis (Shirley) Van Egeren of Green Bay, Steve (Barb) Van Egeren of New Franken, WI, and Tony (Gina) Van Egeren of Green Bay; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Van Egeren of Green Bay; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Andy Van Egeren.

Memorial services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, Janesville, with Rev. James Melvin officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park, Madison. Visitation will take place on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service at the SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or American Heart Association.

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