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Donald Vanderpool

| January 18, 2005 11:00 PM

Graveside services for former Libby resident Donald Vanderpool, 81, were conducted at 2 p.m. on Jan. 12, at Coeur d¹Alene Memorial Gardens in Coeur d¹Alene, Idaho..

Vanderpool died Jan. 8, 2005.

Born in Troy, Idaho, Vanderpool served with the U.S. Army during World War II and lived in Libby until settling in the Silver Valley in 1945.

He worked for many years as a welder at the Bunker Hill Zinc Plant.

Vanderpool was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the Military Order of the Cooties and the Bunker Hill 20-Year Club.

He enjoyed hunting, traveling and fishing.

Survivors include sisters Dorothy Crawford of Kingston, Idaho, and Verelene Burns of Chewelah, Wash., and brother Orville Vanderpool of Oak Harbor, Wash.

Shoshone Funeral Service in Kellogg, Idaho, was in charge of arrangements.