Monday, October 1st, 2012
James C. "Jim" Paulus, 77, Celina, died at 6:40 a.m. Sept. 29, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born Nov. 17, 1934, to Francis and Tillie Wissman Paulus. On April 22, 1961, he married Marge Muhlenkamp, who survives.
Also surviving are children, Michelle (Victor) Ten Brink, Bowling Green, Kent (Jill) Paulus, Versailles, Eric (Carmen) Paulus, Versailles, Sarah (Cliff) Poeppelman, Osgood, and Matt Paulus, Benton, Ky.; a brother, Jerry (Rose Mary) Paulus, Versailles; and nine grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister, Shirley Ann Paulus.
He owned the Versailles Furniture Mart and the American Shoppe of Celina. He belonged to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and was a member of the Moose and Eagles of Celina.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, Rev. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles.
Memorials may be given to the American Heart Association or to Parkinson's Research.
Condolences may be left at www.zecharbailey.com.