Obits – Norman “Norm” H. Paul

Norman “Norm” H. Paul
Norman “Norm” H. Paul

Norman “Norm” H. Paul, age 86, of Waconia, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013 at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
Funeral Mass held Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waconia with Father Bennet Tran as Celebrant of the Mass; visitation from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass at the church; interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Norm was born on March 6, 1927 in Cologne, Minn., the son of Otto and Amelia (Bleichner) Paul. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Cologne. On Aug. 18, 1956, Norm was united in marriage to Luella F. Thomas at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Shakopee.
Norm loved spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed going to the cabin, playing cards, gardening and wintering in Arizona. He will be missed.
Norm is preceded in death parents Otto and Amelia Paul; brothers Stanley Paul and Joe Paul; sister-in-law Margie Paul.
Norm is survived by his loving family; wife Lou; children LuAnn (Paul) Engelhardt of Chaska, Tom Paul of Minneapolis, Kris (Dean) Peters of St. Bonifacius; grandchildren Jill and Ryan Loots, Jeff Engelhardt and fiancée Robbyn Dennis, Kelsey Peters, Marshall Peters; brothers and sisters-in-law Albert Paul of Cologne, Richard and Lorna Paul of Cologne, Mildred Paul of Cologne, Betty Paul of Cologne; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Dolores and Bob Klehr of Shakopee, Phyllis and Allan Maiers of Hutchinson, Bernie Thomas of Chaska, Barb Thomas of Shakopee; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Casket Bearers are Ron Paul, Steve Paul, Jim Paul, Joe Paul, Bill Paul.
Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia;