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Don Michael ‘Mouse’ Krouskop

Don Michael “Mouse” Krouskop, 70, passed away March 3, 2013, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Don was born in Bellefontaine on Nov. 23, 1942, and grew up in Russells Point.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Don R. Krouskop and Cloris Snyder Krouskop; a brother, John F. Krouskop; and a nephew, Mike Krouskop.

Don is survived by his three adopted sons, Greg E. (Debbie) Krouskop of Springfield, Bradd E. Krouskop of Beavercreek and by Todd D. (Connie) Krouskop and their son, Trevor, of Scottsdale, Ariz., who cared for him during his illness and were at his side at his death. He also is survived by grandchildren Sarah, Samantha, Jessica and Bradd Krouskop II; one great-grandchild, Hayden; a brother, William (Bill) Krouskop of Russells Point; several nieces and nephews, Brian (Mary) Krouskop and Brenda Baumgartner, both of Colorado Springs, Jim (Karen) Krouskop of Seattle, Wash., John (Lori) Krouskop of Jackson Center, Renee (Sean) Chavarria of Orange County, Calif., Ben Krouskop and Mary (Chris) Herring, both of Russells Point, Cindy Jones of South Carolina, Jeff Krouskop of Reynoldsburg and Tina Givens of Bellefontaine.

Don graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of arts degree in anthropology and was a lifelong Buckeye fan. He spent his career in civil service as a procurement systems analyst at Wright-Patterson AFB, Tinker AFB, Okla., and McClellan AFB, Calif., before moving to Scottsdale.

An avid reader, he enjoyed the pursuit of knowledge on a variety of subjects and was extremely passionate in his beliefs and opinions. He also enjoyed studying the Bible and sent favorite scripture readings or Psalms to his daughter-in-law, Connie, on a regular basis.

He will be missed.   

Don’s remains will be interred at Huntsville Cemetery at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 11, with a service conducted by Pastor Jim Ellington.

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