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 Paul F. Jenkins

Paul F. Jenkins

Platteville, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 2 Apr 2007 (aged 91)
Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Montello, Marquette County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 45847320 · View Source
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MONTELLO - Paul F. Jenkins, age 91, passed away at Divine Savior HealthCare Center in Portage on Monday, April 2, 2007. He was born on Jan. 20, 1916, in Platteville, the son of Milton and Martha (Gehrke) Jenkins.

On Sept. 10, 1949, he was united in marriage to Marion Kiel in Madison. He served his country in the Army with the 707 Tank Battalion. He was in World War II and fought in the Battle of the Bulge.

After the war, he moved to Madison and became a cab driver for a year and a carpenter until 1952. He then moved to Poynette, and the Blue Gables Supper Club. In 1954, he moved to Columbus, Wis., and bought the Desert Inn and was also a rural letter carrier until his retirement.

He then moved to Montello in 1982. Paul was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, V.F.W. Post No. 10452, American Legion No. 351, he was on the board of directors for the Montello Senior Citizens and a volunteer driver for Commission on Aging in Marquette County.

His hobbies included watching all Wisconsin sports such as the Packers and the Badgers. He loved church, his volunteer driving, and never turned down an opportunity to go fishing.

Paul is survived by his three children, Paul (Terri) Jenkins of Hiles, Wis., Marcy (David) Abbale of Eugene, Ore., and Jerry (Anne) Alling of Spokane, Mo.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marion; a sister; and seven brothers.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2007, at the ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH in Montello, with Pastor Mark Kolander officiating. Friends and family may visit at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the services. Inurnment will be in the Eastside Cemetery.

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