Melvin Poole, Jr.

Melvin Poole, Jr.

Melvin Poole Jr., 62, of Muscoda died Friday, September 14, 2012 as the result of an auto accident. He was born June 26, 1950 the son of Melvin and Vera Elvina (Davis) Poole in Rockford. On June 30, 1972 Melvin married Pamela Rauch in Rockford, IL. Melvin worked at Octopus Car Wash, Rockford Can Company, Nelson Hardwood Lumber, Kaul Tronics, Monona Wire, and NuPak. He played euchre, fishing, hunting, and sitting around a bonfire.

Melvin is survived by his wife of 40 years Pamela, daughter, Monica (Mark) Felton of Muscoda, 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandsons, four sisters, Myra (Richard) Bauer of Rockford, Catherine Spatafora of Rockford, Cheryl Bauer of Rockford, Linda Behmer of Rockford, many nieces, nephews, other cousins and friends.

Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, brother Kevin, special brother-in-law Dean Spatafora, son Michael John, and great-niece Amber Bauer.

Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 1:00 PM at the Godager Pratt Funeral Home. Military rites will be provided by the Muscoda American Legion. Friends may call at the Godager Pratt Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family. The Godager Pratt Funeral Home of Muscoda is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at