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Memorial service set for Lawrence Roos

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Former St. Louis County Supervisor Lawrence K. Roos smiles during a renaming of the County Government Center Building in Clayton, Mo on January 1, 2003. (UPI)

By KWMU

St. Louis, MO – There will be a memorial service this afternoon for former St. Louis County Supervisor Lawrence Roos. Roos died last week of cancer at the age of 87.

He was County Supervisor for 12 years during the 60s and 70s. That job is now called County Executive.

The memorial will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Temple Israel, at Ladue and Spoede Roads.

Program Note:

Roos' life and career were the topics of discussion on KWMU's St. Louis on the Air on Sept. 27.

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