David Rouw, 59, of Kirkwood, Mo., formerly of Van Buren, passed away Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. He was born Jan. 31, 1955, in Van Buren. He was a senior electrical engineer in St. Louis. He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Rouw.
He is survived by a daughter, Katie Rouw of Kirkwood, Mo.; his mother, Ruth Rouw of Van Buren; and six sisters, all of Van Buren, Sandra Smith, Vicki Brantley, Sheri Martin, Jackie Holmes, Candy Fraley and Jennifer Kelly.
Memorial service will be 2 Friday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Chapel with interment of ashes to follow at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren. Cremation is under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Van Buren High School Class of 1973.
The family will visit with friends immediately following the service at the funeral home and at the home of Jackie Holmes, 1604 Daugherty Road, Van Buren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Fairview Cemetery Historic Preservation Fund, P.O. Box 1345, Van Buren, AR 72957.
To place an online tribute go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.