Name: Heidi PAUL 1
Change Date: 05 OCT 2010
Death: AFT MAY 2010|
Father: Clarence PAUL b: 07 MAR 1951 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Mother: Jackie LUND
- Title: Skagit Valley Herald
Abbrev: Skagit Valley Herald
Note: CLARENCE PAUL
Clarence Paul, age 59, of Mount Vernon, passed away on May 7, 2010, with family by his side.
Clarence was born March 7, 1951 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands to Matthew and Wilma Paul.
His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1951, settling in Mount Vernon in the 1960's, where he and his three brothers grew up on the family dairy farm on Riverbend Road.
Clarence attended Mount Vernon Christian School and graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1970. He continued to work for both the dairy and a family owned trucking company. In 1986 he started Northwest Hay, which later evolved into Northwest Hay and Transport. He also was a commissioner for Dike District #17 for over 10 years.
He loved any outdoor activities with family and friends including; camping, snowmobiling and ATV's but his true passion was fishing.
He is survived by his parents, Matthew and Wilma Paul, his wife Jackie, his three children and five grandchildren: son Cris and grandson Cristopher, daughter Katy and husband Kurt and their children Darren and Megan, and youngest daughter Heidi and her children Alexus and Gunnar. He is also survived by three brothers, Bill and Bertha of Sunnyside, WA, Marty and fiancÚ Jenny of Riverside, CA and John and Kimberly of Mount Vernon, WA, as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Ronald Lund and sister-in-law, Robin Paul.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 2:00 pm at Kern Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
Clarence was a caring and loving person and lived his life to the fullest. "Say not in grief 'he is no more' but live in thankfulness that he was."
Published in Skagit Valley Herald Publishing Company from May 8 to May 11, 2010