Paul J. Smith Sr.
Paul J. Smith Sr. of Merton passed
to eternal life Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, at age 73.
He was the loving and devoted husband of 45 years to Sheryl (nee Haggith);
beloved father of Paul Jr. (Nicola), Peter (Julie) and Patrick (Carrie);
proud grandfather of Bailey, Josie, Jaclyn, Alexsey, Charlie, Sydney and
Lindsey; and dear brother of Donald (Carol) Smith, Pat Wolf, Lois Goetz
and Carol Anderson. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews and
Paul served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 to 1960 and was stationed in
Korea. He became an independent insurance agent in 1960 and was an agent
and entrepreneur his whole life. Paul was a member of the Elks Club, the
American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an avid hunter,
fisherman, golfer, bowler and traveler. Paul had a lust for life and
family meant everything to him. He always had a joke and a smile for
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. Mass of Christian
burial Thursday, Nov. 17, at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church,
N35-W23360 W. Capitol Drive, Pewaukee. Entombment with military honors
will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Wisconsin Memorial Park,
13235 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. Please meet at the cemeteryís main
building, green section.
Memorials in Paulís name to Folds of Honor Foundation, 5800 N. Patriot
Drive, Owasso, OK 74055, would be greatly appreciated by the family.
Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.