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In Memory of

Rodney Dean Van Maele

May 25, 1954 - September 2, 2017

Obituary


Rodney (Snookie) Van Maele, age 63 of Independence, Mo. Passed away September 2, 2017 at the home. Rodney was born and lived in Independence his entire life. He was a graduate of Truman High School. Rodney worked at Jack Cooper Auto Transportation as a diesel mechanic. He was an avid BBQ smoker. Other interests were animals and muscle cars. He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Mildred (Fisher) Van Maele. He is survived by 4 brothers, Maurice, John (Candy), Robert (Patti) and Ronald, and 8 sisters, Valeria Morton, Mary Bellamy (Roy), Freda...

Rodney (Snookie) Van Maele, age 63 of Independence, Mo. Passed away September 2, 2017 at the home. Rodney was born and lived in Independence his entire life. He was a graduate of Truman High School. Rodney worked at Jack Cooper Auto Transportation as a diesel mechanic. He was an avid BBQ smoker. Other interests were animals and muscle cars. He was preceded in death by his parents, Maurice and Mildred (Fisher) Van Maele. He is survived by 4 brothers, Maurice, John (Candy), Robert (Patti) and Ronald, and 8 sisters, Valeria Morton, Mary Bellamy (Roy), Freda Murphy (Everett), Janet Miller (Harold), Sharon Woodcock (Glen), Margaret Rush (Don), Judith Spake (Larry), and Patty Freedle. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation Wed., Sept. 13, from 6-8pm, Newcomers Noland Road Chapel, 509 S Noland Rd., Indep., MO 64040. Interment at a later date. Contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.