Katherine Anne Paul
Katherine Anne Paul, 93, of Hamilton, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2009, at Montebello Health Care Center, Hamilton.
She was born July 24, 1916, in Dallas City, to Waldon A. and Goldie P. Brown Shinn. She married Vilas R. Paul on Feb. 24, 1934, in Dallas City. He preceded her in death April 7, 1990.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Lorita Paul; and a brother, Clifton Shinn.
She is survived by one son, Ronald (Lorene) Paul of Kahoka, Mo.; two grandchildren, Debbie (Jack) Donahue, of Hamilton, and Nick Paul, of Keokuk, Iowa; three great grandchildren, Brandon (Michele) Shoen, of Hamilton, Andrew Shoen, of Nauvoo, and Joe Donahue, of Hamilton; three step great-grandchildren, Tara (John) Houston of Henderson, Nev., Tori (Marcus) Fenton, of Keokuk, Iowa, and John (Dixie) Donahue, of Macomb; one great-great-grandchild, Trent Shoen; and eight step great-great-grandchildren, Reid Pfeiferling, Gage Fenton, Tyce Fenton, Jordan Houston, Bryce Houston, Sienna Houston, Jacob Donahue and Madisson Donahue.
She graduated from Dallas City schools. She was a member of the Hamilton United Methodist Church. She worked for Dadant & Sons in Hamilton for many years. She enjoyed listening to books on tape and especially loved visiting with friends and family.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, at Lamporte-St. Clair Funeral Home, Hamilton, with the Rev. Julie Azbell officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Hamilton.
Visitation will be held after 9 a.m. Saturday, with family meeting friends from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home.
A memorial has been established.
Condolences can be left online at www.lamportefuneralhomes.com.