Chesterton Tribune

William Paulus dies at 94

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William Paulus, of Chesterton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007 at Palos Community Hospital, Palos Heights, Ill. He was 94.

He was born March 30, 1913 in Lakota, Mich., the son of John and Barbara (Engler) Paulus, both of whom preceded him in death.

He was also preceded in death by his wife Mary Suzanna Paulus on July 23, 1997.

He is survived by a son, William J. (Kathy) Paulus, of Chesterton; a daughter, Barbara Coon, of Calif.; three grandchildren, Peter Paulus and Mary Paulus, both of Chesterton and David Coon, of Calif.; three great-grandchildren, Taylor, Tyler and Samantha Paulus.

William was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

William was owner of Billís Shoe Repair in Bangor, Mich. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Chesterton and a former Fireman/EMT with the Bangor Michigan Volunteer Fire Department. He also attended the Senior Citizens Center, in Porter.

There will be no visitation, a memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Cremation will precede the memorial service.

Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd St., Chesterton.

For information, please call 926-1309.


Posted 9/20/2007