Paul Frank Livingston|
Paul Frank Livingston; age 90, formerly of Farmington Hills, Michigan died November 28, 2013 in Seattle, Washington surrounded by his family. He is survived by his children, Teri Livingston (Joost vanVeenendaal), Patty Livingston (Jim Hughes), David (Mary Kay) Livingston, Frank Livingston,
Maryrose Livingston (Donn Hewes)
and his grandchildren Ryan Livingston, Nicole vanVeenendaal,
Sean Livingston, Mark vanVeenendaal,
Paul Hughes, David Livingston, Conor Livingston and Riley Hughes.
Paul was born in Sioux City, Iowa to Frank Hansen Livingston and Leola (Bursinger) Livingston on August 18, 1923. He studied at St. John's University and the University of Minnesota before moving to Detroit to work for the Hotel & Restaurant Employees International Union and the Bartenders Union. He married his loving wife,Rose (Barry) Livingston, after meeting at the Bosco House Youth Center in Detroit where he was a director. They married on February 16, 1952. Paul was active in politics and ran for the Governor of Michigan in the 1960's. He was a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus. Paul's passion was golf and he always hoped to shoot his age. A family-centered life and social justice issues were his main focus. He was a strong supporter of the St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Home in Farmington Hills.
He is predeceased by his wife, Rose, on September 12, 2007 and his parents. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 11 am, at St. Brendan Church in Bothell, Washington. Burial will be in Minane Bridge, County Cork Ireland to be with his wife.
Donations may be made to the Western Golf Association Evans Scholars Foundation and EvergreenHealth Foundation Hospice Services.
Published in The Seattle Times on Dec. 8, 2013