Frank Paul (Sr.)

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Frank Paul

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Frank Paul

Frank Paul (Sr.), 73, died April 7, 2017, at St Catherine Hospital, Garden City. 

H e was born Nov. 5, 1942, in Shallow Wa t e r , to Philip and B e r t h a 

(Erskin) Paul. 

He was a lifetime resident of Scott County. He worked for Bruce’s Carpet and Tile for 32 years and then for Scott County Public Works (road and bridge department) until his retirement in 2014. 

Frank attended Scott Community High School, but didn’t complete high school. In 1972, he attended Colby Community College and earned his GED. 

He was a very active member of Boy Scouts Troop No. 149 and in January was presented the Silver Beaver Award for outstanding volunteer work in Scouting. On March 2, The Scott County Record published a 1-1/2 page feature story of his accomplishments in Scouting. Many would remember him working at the concessions stand or his favorite spot with the kiddie cars at the Scott County Free Fair. 

On Jan. 6, 1962, he married Peggy Whalers. She died April 23, 2015. 

Survivors include: his children; Denice Allender, and husband, Brian, Brazil, Ind., Frank Paul, and wife, Sonja, Marienthal, and Chris Paul, Oberlin; one brother, Phillip Paul, Wichita; one sister, Carol Ohmart, Lawrence; eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents and one sister, Delories Thon. 

A memorial graveside service will be held Sat., May 6, 10:30 a.m,, at the Scott County Cemetery with Garee Geist-Smith presiding. 

Frank requested that all who attend the graveside service be casually dressed. Following the service, a reception will be held at the Youth Inc. Building, 608 Myrtle, Scott City. 

 

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be given to the Youth Inc. Building Fund in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, Box 553, Scott City, Ks. 67871. 

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