Aage W. Schou Jr. Dies at 70

Aage W. Schou Jr., also known as “Junior” or “Mr. Big Stuff,” of Work and Rest, died on June 10. He was 70 years old.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sheena Maria Schou; sisters: Cassandra Schou-Benjamin, Inez Schneider Rodgers, Wilma Schou–Labode, Rita Schou Simmonds and Sheena M. Petersen; brothers: Carl Schou, Andres Schou and Douglas Fredrick; aunt, Venita Pelton; uncle, Andres Schou.

He is survived by his wife, Iantha P. Schou; sons: Aage W. Schou III and Vilhelm Ulric Schou; sister: Patricia Ruiz and Rosan Fredrick Washington; nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews too numerous to mention; and godchild, Theresa Ruiz.

He is also survived by special friends: Governor Kenneth Mapp, Luis Santiago, Officer Dino Hubburt, Officer Keith Williams, Beryl Hansen, Annette, Dr. Vilma Colone, Dr. Griffin, Collette, Joe King, Motor Pool Mechanic Staff, Security Staff of Juan F. Luis Hospital, Betty, Ms. Simmonds, Latoya, Annette, Dr. Parks, ER, EMS, Camacho, Maryann, V.I. Department of Police, Department of Corrections Bureau, Juan F. Luis Hospital Security Officers, Emmanuel (MS), Johnny Rohlsen, Joe King, Ceil, Cecilia, D. Love Green, Keith Williams Simmonds, Linguist, Freddie Freeman and others too numerous to mention.

Other survivors include cousins and relatives: Bernilda Tutien Cane and family, Gerard Luz James and family, Williams family, John family, Wilson family, Jones family, Harris family, Boatswain family, Yohn family, Plaskett family, Brown family, Petersen family, Ruiz family, Simmonds family, Jackson family, Francis family, Clarke family, Henry family, Cornelius family, Daley family, Sarauw family, Benjamin family, and Agatha Schou and family; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

Tributes will begin at 9 a.m. followed by funeral services at 10 a.m., Friday, June 29, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Baron Spot. Private cremation will follow.

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