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Paul D. Switzer

Ohio City, Van Wert County, Ohio, USA
Death 18 Nov 2012 (aged 87)
Van Wert, Van Wert County, Ohio, USA
Burial Decatur, Adams County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 101249682 · View Source
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Paul D. Switzer, 87 years old of Van Wert, Ohio, passed away at 3:10 p.m. on Sunday, November 18, 2012 in the Hearth & Home Assisted Living in Van Wert, Ohio.

Paul was born on Thursday, May 28, 1925 in Ohio City, Ohio the son of the late Dean Switzer and the late Esther (Putman) Switzer. He married Ella Franz on July 31, 1953 in St. Peter Lutheran Church- Fuelling in rural Decatur, Indiana and she survives.

Paul was a member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church-Fuelling in rural Decatur, Indiana. He was also a member of the AMVETS and the Southwest Conservation Club both in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Paul served his country in the United States Army from 1948 to 1949. Paul was a plumbing purchasing agent for Central Supply in Ft. Wayne, Indiana for 25 years, retiring in 1987. Prior to working at Central Supply, he ran a fuel route in Van Wert County, Ohio for Farm Bureau.

Surviving are his wife, Ella Switzer of Van Wert, OH; nephew, Ron (Carla) Young of Van Wert, OH; niece, Susan (John) Gnagy of North Manchester, IN; nephew, Kenneth (Marie) Haines of Dallas, TX. Preceding Paul in death were 2 sisters: Phyllis Ann Young and Marilyn Maxine Haines.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2012 in the St. Peter Lutheran Church, Fuelling with Rev. Martin Moehring officiating. Interment will follow in the St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery. Friends will be received from 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. Friday, November 23, 2012 in the Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, IN and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Preferred memorials are to St. Peter Lutheran Church-Fuelling.

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  • Added: 25 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101249682
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Paul D. Switzer (28 May 1925–18 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101249682, citing Saint Peters Lutheran Evangelist Cemetery, Decatur, Adams County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by JC (contributor 46984629) .