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1 of 14 | Posted by: DAN THORNE - MENASHA, WI

“So sorry Darlene and Dave Jr. And family.....I remember when you and Dave met...he was a great guy and loving husband and father and now grandpa! !....Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: DeeJay and Tom Jacob - Appleton, WI

“Darlene and Family, Our hearts go out to you on losing Dave and his wonderful fun-filled music. It was such a pleasure to know him. Now he brings...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Linda & Gary Halase - Freedom, WI

“Sorry for your loss we all will miss him . Thanks Big Dave for all the fun we all had together ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Dennis and Cleo Rausch

“Dear Darlene I'm so sorry for your loss prayers going out to the family now the suffering is over I new Big Dave for a long long time I'm going to...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Pattyriedle2005@yahoo.com

“Darlene and Family. I am so sorry to hear about Dave. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this very difficult time....Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Barb Babino and Family

“To the Family,I remember Dave and Mary Pat and how wonderful they played together. As a then budding accordionist, I was in awe of their talent and...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Paul Wulterkens - St. Paul, MN

“Dear Darlene, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Nancy And Rex Wilburn

“Big Dave is playing in heavens band now. I can hear the sound of angel boots stomping out the two step to his country music. He has left so many...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Marilyn Van Handel - Little Chute, WI

“Darlene and family. So sorry for your loss. His suffering is over and he's at peace. Cherish the memories. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Thelma Baker and James Paul (LaBelle)

“Darlene and Family we are so sorry to hear of Big Dave's passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.Porky and Virginia were long time family...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: TAMMY SPROTTE - NEENAH, WI

“Darlene and Family,I am so sorry for your loss. Dave was one of the good guys. Take care of yourself. I often think of Tammy. Paula Guhlke ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Paula Guhlke - Plymouth, MI

“We will miss him at the La Belle Resort, riding in his chair or cart. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Darlene and all the family. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: John and Karen Williams

“I remembered him at my fathers retirement party. Sorry for ur loss ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Connie smith


David "Big Dave" VerVoort, age 70, of LaBelle, Florida, previously of Appleton, passed away on May 12, 2017. David was born February 8, 1947 in Kimberly to Arnold "Porky" & Virginia (Laeyendecker) VerVoort. He attended Holy Spirit Catholic Grade School and graduated from Kimberly High School. On November 15, 1969, he married Darlene (Ashton) in Appleton and they enjoyed 48 years together. David and Darlene had two children, Tammy and David "DJ" Jr. David was blessed with two grandchildren, McKenna and Maverick, and had much joy spending time and playing with them. David had many hobbies – country music, woodworking, riding motorcycles, and he also had a love of watching the Green Bay Packers. David played in bands since the age of 12. He performed with Bonnie Lou Bishop & the Ramblers, with Walt Hess and the Rim Shots, and had special memories of performing with his sister Mary Pat. David eventually formed his own band "Big Dave & the Country Rebels". David loved going to country music concerts; he especially enjoyed seeing Ray Price, his idol. David's woodworking talents allowed him to build many things for their home and for other family members. In his younger years, David and Darlene put on many miles traveling all over the country on their motorcycle. David was a builder for Les Gauthier Construction for many years. He finished his career at Paul VanZeeland Heating and Cooling as a plasma cutter before his retirement. He will be missed by his wife Darlene, his son David "DJ" (Jolie), two grandchildren McKenna and Maverick, his siblings Mary Pat (Paul) Miller (formerly Mary Pat Sealy), Don (Janet) VerVoort, as well as many other in-laws, relatives and friends. David was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Tammy and his brother Tom VerVoort. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at Signature Hospital in Port Charlotte, Florida for the gentle care of David. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions will be donated to David's favorite charities. A visitation will be held at 10 A.M. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Jansen Fargo Funeral Home, 204 E. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly. A memorial service will follow at 12 P.M. No matter how we knew him… David, Big Dave, dad or grandpa, we thank you for being such a great husband, father, grandfather and friend. We thank you for all the loving memories and wonderful music that you have given us in your life. We know that you are with Tammy now and are at peace. You will be deeply missed. We love you.