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1942 - 2011 Obituary Condolences

A Memorial Service will be held for Paul Raymond Thengvall, 69 of Chico, on Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the Richvale Evangelical Free Church. Paul passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at Enloe Hospital.

He was born April 6, 1942 to Leroy and Ruby Thengvall in Oroville. Paul was raised in Richvale and graduated from Biggs High School in 1960. He attended Trinity College in Chicago and Yuba College, before entering the Air Force. In 1969, he joined his father in farming rice in Richvale. After retiring from 35 years of farming rice, he worked for the Brusie family at Chico Cemetery. While active in farming, Paul served on many Boards of Directors. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, hunting and bowling.

His survivors include his wife of 47 years, Lindy Thengvall of Chico; two sons, Brad (Sue) of Redding, Dereck (Kelly) of Allen, TX; daughter, Tami (Robert) DiPietro of Reno, NV; seven grandchildren, Breanne, Tanner and Jake of Redding, Reece and Kanon of Allen, TX, Dominique and Dawsen of Reno; one brother, James Thengvall; four sisters, Lois Smith, Elaine Jones, Norma Currier, and Marilyn Hoogeveen.

Donations may be made in Paul's memory to the Richvale E. V. Free Church in care of the Brusie Funeral Home.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.brusiefh.com.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on May 24, 2011
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