Thursday, April 07, 2016

Obituary: Michael DuBois - Class of 1962

JANESVILLE - Michael DuBois, age 72, died on Sunday April 3, 2016 at his home surrounded by family. He was born on Aug. 19, 1944 to Errol “Joe” and Evelyn DuBois, and graduated from Madison Central High School in 1962.

Michael was passionate about music and was a member of the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps and, the Wisconsin Marching Band. He and his first wife, Janalyn Kinder, were married in 1965. Together they raised miniature dachshunds, showing them at field trials throughout the country as members of the Badger Dachshund Club. Hockey was also an activity that Michael enjoyed, including being a referee for youth hockey games. Michael was employed at Oscar Mayer Foods for 30 years in the plant. He later worked for Mounds Pet Food Warehouse where he met his second wife Pamela whom he married in 2000. Other part time jobs included delivering papers for the Wisconsin State Journal, delivering parts for CARQUEST, and working at Blain’s Supply Warehouse. Favorite activities for Michael were fishing, golfing, travel, sports, and just spending time with his family, grandchildren and dogs. Michael had a keen eye and special knack for capturing special moments wherever he went; taking photos of everything he found beautiful or interesting.

Michael is survived by his wife Pamela and her four sons – Mike, Heath, Kyle, and Lucas; a daughter, Kim (Michael) of Monona; two sons, Scott of Phoenix and Randall of Seattle; two sisters, Trish (Tim) O’Neil of Madison, and Kathy (Jeff) Fujan of Poplar; a brother, Jerry (Linda) of Madison; 5 grandchildren and other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service to celebrate Michael’s life will be held on Friday, April 8, 2016, at 12 noon, at All Faiths Funeral Chapel, 1618 E. Racine St. in Janesville. A visitation will be held at 11 a.m. until the time of service at the chapel.

Originally published on the All Faiths Funeral and Cremation Services website. Submitted by Jan Kinder DuBois.

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