Donald F. Paul Sr.

Donald F. Paul Sr.  
April 4, 1937 — May 11, 2011 
GROVERTOWN — Donald Frank Paul Sr., 74, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2011 in I.U. Health, Starke Hospital, Knox, Ind., after a sudden illness. 
Don was born April 4, 1937 in Starke County, Ind. to Peter and Alma (Lowe) Paul and lived in the area most of his life. March 1, 1957 in Knox, he was married to the former Mabel I. Rice. 
Survivors include his wife, Mabel; one daughter, Rebecca (Robin) Pflugshaupt of Hamlet; one son, Donald Paul Jr. of Delphi, Ind.; grandchildren: Amy and Adam Pflugshaupt, Airial Roland, Fawn Paul, Darren Paul, Ashley Paul and Dustin Paul; and great-grandchildren: Lorena Martinez, Skyla Cooley and Koen Guerra.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Peter Paul.
Don was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church of Hamlet. He was the former manager of the Fulton-Marshall County CO-OP, the leader of the Clover Leaf 4-H Club for 36 years, a former board member and current member of the Starke County Farm Bureau Inc. and he bred and raised pigs. He enjoyed bowling and playing softball for many years in various area leagues and he loved attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and junk sales to find a bargain.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. (Central Time) at St. Matthew Lutheran Church of Hamlet with Pastor Kyle Wright officiating. 
Burial will be at the Fletcher Cemetery, Hamlet. 
Friends may call Monday from 3 to 9 p.m. at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel and Tuesday at the church after 10 a.m. A Remembrance Service will be held Monday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to St. Matthew Lutheran Church or the Starke County Fair Board. 
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