Paul F. Fox
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Paul F. Fox passed away May 13, 2014. Born in Fowler, Michigan May 22, 1916, the son of Urban and Dorothy (Feldpausch) Fox, Paul was a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Holy Name Society and formerly co-owned Fox Implement for 38 years. He was also a volunteer fireman. He graduated from Fowler High School in 1934. Paul married Helen J. Epkey on October 5, 1938 and she preceded him in death on May 20, 2013.
Surviving are two sons, Bill (Judy) Fox of St. Johns and Daniel Fox of Perrinton, three daughters, Susan (Ralph) Pung of Fowler, Jane (Steven) Nobis of St. Johns and Mary Lou (Alan) Harr of St. Johns, 19 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren, three brothers, Mark (Marie) Fox of Fowler, John (Shirley) Fox of Georgia and Louis Fox of Lansing, step-brothers/sisters, James (Bernadette) Fox, Clare (Nancy) Fox, Marvin (Sue) Fox, Rose Mary (Gideon) Marsal and Marlene (Larry) Kreiger, sisters-in-law, Dorothy Fox and Ione Fox, brothers-in-law, Paul Graff and Neil (Joyce) Epkey. In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by his step-mother, Martha (Lenneman) Fox, and four brothers, infant Ambrose Fox and Claude, Hugo and Lloyd Fox, great grandchildren, Mary Fox, Sidney Pung, Evelyn Smith and Justin Fox.
He was a loving husband and father. He was married for 74 years to his high school sweetheart. A plain, humble, hard-working man, who could build or fix anything. He was an avid Fowler Eagles fan, not missing many sporting events over the years. He enjoyed golfing and hunting. The legacy that he leaves with his family is a deep faith in God and a love and respect of nature.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 16 at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fowler, the concelebrants will be Fr. Dennis Howard & Fr. Bill Koenigsknecht. Burial will follow at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 14 from 7-9 p.m. with rosary at 8 p.m. and Thursday, May 15 from 2-4 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. with rosary at 3 p.m. and a vigil service at 8 p.m. at the Goerge Chapel of Osgood Funeral Homes in Fowler.
Memorial donations may be made to the Most Holy Trinity Education Trust Fund.
The family is being served by the Osgood Funeral Homes.
Published in Lansing State Journal from May 14 to May 18, 2014