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Donald Paulus

Paulus, Donald E.

Donald E. Paulus, age 83, a resident of St. Mary's Home at Felician Village, Manitowoc, died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at St. Mary's Home.

He was born on November 28, 1929 in Manitowoc, son of the late Norman & Clara (Springer) Paulus. Don was a graduate of Washington High School, Two Rivers, Class of 1947. He was a Veteran of the Korean Conflict with the United States Navy. On February 19, 1955 he married the former Jacqueline Duffy at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, Manitowoc. She preceded him in death on May 3, 1998. Don was employed with Metal Ware Corporation of Two Rivers until his retirement in 2002 at the age of 72. He was a member of the Manitowoc Golden "K".

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law: Pamela & Anthony Michog, Tulsa, OK; a son and daughter-in-law: Donald & Nancy Paulus, Scottsdale, AZ; three grandchildren: Jordan Michog, Jared & Allysa Paulus; and four sisters-in-law: Anita Paulus, Stevens Point, Charlotte Duffy, Scottsdale, AZ, Pat Duffy, Manitowoc and Mary Jane (Ken) Vogel, Green Bay. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was also preceded in death by one brother: Norman Paulus; and two sisters: Ruby Steger and Dorothy Brachman.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo - 1121 North 14th Street, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. William Brunner with burial to follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc. Graveside Military Rites will be accorded by V.F.W. Otto Oas Post #659.

The family will greet relatives and friends at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo, Manitowoc, on Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.pfefferfuneralhome.com

The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Don was a loving and caring husband and father to his wife and children. He enjoyed life. Don loved spending time in Door County, dining at his favorite restaurants, and having his Dove Ice Cream bar every night. He was a "car guy" but also received great pleasure cruising the waters in his boat "Big Red". Don will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Don's family wishes to extend a special thank you to St. Mary's Home at Felician Village and the Aurora Visiting Nurses Association for their compassionate care shown to Don. They would especially like to thank Marilyn Anklam, who has been a wonderful friend to Don for over ten years.

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Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Nov. 15, 2013
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