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Gordon R. PAULU

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Gordon R. PAULU Obituary
Age 96, of Shoreview Formerly of Duluth Passed away peacefully December 1, 2012 from complications of a fall. Preceded in death by parents, Howard and Dorothy, sister, Evelyn and infant son, Bruce. Survived by his wife of 68 years, Arylene; children, Gary (Jannette), Boyd (Kathy) and Diane; grandchildren, Eric (Sally), David, Christine (Stephen) Handler, Nettie and Christopher; great-grandchildren, Lana, Megan and Gabriel. Gordon was born in Proctor on May 2, 1916. Attended Duluth Jr. College, graduating from the U of M. He served in the Army during WWII in Italy, France and Germany. Gordy retired in 1978 from his insurance career after more than 40 years with CIGNA. Gordy and Arylene were married on March 16, 1944 while he was on a weekend pass from the military. They spent their early married life in Duluth and moved to St. Paul in 1965. Visitation 4-7PM Tuesday, at HOLCOMB-HENRY-BOOM-PURCELL, 515 Hwy. 96 W. at Mackubin, Shoreview. Funeral service 11AM Wednesday (visitation begins at 10AM) at ST. TIMOTHY LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1465 Victoria St. N., St. Paul. Burial 11:30AM Thursday in Oneota Cemetery, Duluth. Memorials preferred to the church or Voyagers Lutheran Ministry, Cook, MN.



Published in Pioneer Press on Dec. 3, 2012
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