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Paul Raymond Roberts

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Paul Raymond Roberts

Paul Raymond Roberts, 69, of Vermillion, SD, passed away Monday, January 11 at the Sanford Vermillion Hospital.

Paul was born January 21, 1946 in Michigan, ND to Kenneth and Nettie (Etzel) Roberts. He attended school in Canton, SD and graduated from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, SD in 1964. He graduated from DeVry Technical School in Chicago, IL in 1966 and joined the Army serving in Germany until being discharged in 1969.

He married Jeanne Myhre on March 5, 1965 in Fairview, SD. He graduated from the USD School of Business in 1973 and worked as a CPA for Eide Bailey in Sioux Falls before becoming the Manager at Clay Union Electric in Vermillion from 1979 - 2010 when he retired.

Paul enjoyed restoring cars and attending car shows, camping with friends and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and USD Coyote Basketball. He also enjoyed attending the grandchildren's events, listening to Elvis and watching NASCAR.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his two brothers: Kenny and Jimmy Roberts.

He is survived by his wife Jeanne of Vermillion, two daughters: Michele Roberts Larson and Julie Girard, both of Vermillion, two sisters: Ann (Jim) Caroll of Sioux Falls and Janice (Dick) Mundt of Boone, IA, a brother John (Monique) Roberts of Sioux Falls, five grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Friday, January 15 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion with burial to follow in the Bluffview Cemetery in Vermillion. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Thursday at the Church with a prayer service at 7:00 PM.

Published in The Argus Leader on Jan. 13, 2016
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