In Memory

Paul Roozeboom

Paul Henry Roozeboom, 64, passed away on March 23, 2011, at his home in Knoxville, Iowa.  He was born in Beech Grove, IN, the son of Albert and Martha Roozeboom. He attended Camelback High School in Phoenix, AZ, for several years before his family moved to Pleasantville, IA, where he graduated from high school.  Following high school, Paul worked on the construction crew that built the Red Rock Dam.  He later moved to California, then to Arizona, where he married Robin DeMoss VanBaale. Robin had two children, Michelle &  Amy, and together Paul and Robin had two sons, Tony & Ryan. In Arizona, Paul worked as an auto mechanic. In 1975 he returned to Knoxville and worked for Vermeer and Pella.  He was most recently employed as a welder for Weiler Industries of Knoxville. In his spare time, Paul enjoyed woodworking, photography and nature. He was preceded in death by his father, Albert. Survivors included his children: Tony Roozeboom, Ryan Roozeboom, Michelle Bishop and Amy Gutcher; his mother, Martha; his siblings: Katrina Veenstra & Shari Arkema of Pella, Andrea Rankin & Elaine Stanton of Knoxville, and Martha Paul of Des Moines.