Paul Martin Heller, 82, of Highland Village, Texas, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
Paul was born in Secor on March 1, 1932, to Martin and Louise Heller. He married Camille Duncan, March 21, 1997, in Flower Mound, Texas.
Paul was an active member of Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Flower Mound serving as elder for many years.
He served in the Korean War from 1953 to 1955 and then worked in his father's John Deere Store in El Paso, Ill., until 1962. He lived in several cities in Illinois while working for Christian Universal Life which was bought out by Central National Life Insurance and then in 1986 he moved to Lewisville, Texas, with John Deere Life Insurance until he retired to stay in Texas. He then went to work for Lutheran Brotherhood which later became Thrivent Financial for Lutherans until 2005.
Paul is survived by his wife, Camille of Highland Village; brother Eugene and Doris Heller of El Paso, Ill., and their children Dan, Cheryl, Marty and Amy. Other survivors include Kevin and Sue Heller of Acworth, Ga., Kurt and Cara Heller of Jacksonville, Dick and Kristi Ganschow of East Peoria, Ed and Donna Duncan of Flower Mound, Texas, Aaron and Donna Dickinson of Flower Mound, Texas, Trent and Eleanor Duncan of Lewisville, Texas, and Richard and Karen Duncan of Lynn Haven, Fla. He was also blessed with five Heller grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and 12 Duncan grandchildren.
A memorial celebration of Paul's life will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday at Lamb of God Lutheran Church in Flower Mound, Texas. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of services. Memorial contributions are suggested to the "Be Transformed" Capital Campaign, Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 1401 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound, TX 75028.
Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Mar. 21, 2014