Hogan, Paul L.
Paul Lee Hogan, 79, of Rudolph, died Thursday, October 4, 2012 at his residence with his caring family at his side.
Paul was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on April 16, 1933 to Thomas and Marguerite (Hoy) Hogan. He married Norma Hetzel on June 23, 1951 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids.
He served his country in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956.
Paul was employed by Nekoosa Edwards Paper Co. as a machine tender until his retirement.
Paul was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was always there for his family when they needed him. Farming was a joy for him, as he loved to drive the tractors, especially during hay season. In his spare time he enjoyed going to auctions, hunting, fishing, and coon hunting with his favorite red blood hounds. Paul had a passion for collecting chime clocks. He and Norma also enjoyed their trips to the casino.
Paul is survived by his wife, Norma; sons: Andy (Margie) Hogan, Arnie Hogan, Allen (June) Hogan, Arlan (Robin) Hogan, and Augie Hogan; daughter-in-law, Kathy Leher; daughters: Annette Hogan (John) and Audrey Hogan (Richard); 21 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters: Ruth (Bill) Easterling and Mildred Medin. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, James Hogan, son, Alvin Hogan, and grandson, Tim Dorn.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 8th at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2201 Chestnut Street, Wisconsin Rapids. Rev. Dr. Timothy Roser will officiate. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in the town of Rudolph with military rites by American Legion Post 485. Visitation will be Sunday, October 7th from 4:00 pm until 8:00 p.m. and again from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services on Monday, October 8th at the funeral home.