George Andrew Paul passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at the Red Deer Hospital on Thursday evening, August 2, 2012 at the age of 89 years.
George is lovingly remembered by his wife Idella and two children, daughter Sherron of Lacombe and son Darrell of Airdrie; two sisters, Isabelle Miers of Winnipeg, MB and Audrey(Lorne) Ganson of Dawson Creek, BC ; numerous sister in laws, brother in laws, as well as many nieces and nephews
George was predeceased by his parents Julius and Amelia Paul, and his brothers Dick and Mel Paul.
George was born at home near Findlater, Saskatchewan on September 26, 1922. In 1945 his family purchased the old Talbot farm. In 1946 their family relocated their Saskatchewan farm to the Lacombe area with the help of CP Rail. In 1953 he married Idella Werner and they established a new farm to raise Idella’s younger brother and sisters along with their own family. Not only did George continue to farm until his passing but he was also responsible for developing the Morning Meadows Subdivision near Morningside.
A special thank you to all the many businesses that contributed to the success of George and Idella and to the many employees, friends, neighbors, and acquaintances who shared George’s life. An extra special thanks to Mike and Paula Law and family who farmed with George in his last years.
A Celebration of Life in George’s honor will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2012, at 11am in the College Heights SDA Church, Lacombe, AB. Interment will follow at the Fairview Cemetery, Lacombe, AB.
In lieu of flowers, tax deductible donations may be made to Southside Christian School, Box 219, Red Deer, AB T4N 5E8. . Expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.wilsonsfuneralchapel.ca.
WILSON’S FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, of Lacombe and Rimbey in charge of the arrangements.
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