Paul A. Poznanski, 48

Paul A. Poznanski, 48, of Stanley, North Dakota, formerly of Wisconsin, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in a Minot, North Dakota, hospital.

Paul was born Jan. 12, 1967, in Milwaukee, the son of John Poznanski and Barbara (Stroik) Krezman. He was raised and educated in Kewaskum.

Paul enlisted in the U.S. Navy on March 26, 1986, serving his country until March 29, 1989. He married June Osbourne on March 17, 1986 in West Bend. They made their home in Hartford until moving to Stanley, North Dakota, in 2011.

Paul was currently employed with Dakota Quality Grain in Ross, North Dakota, as a house operator.

Paul enjoyed golfing. He was a loving father and grandfather and was known to have a soft side like a teddy bear, but when needed, could roar like a lion.

Paulís loving family includes his wife, June Poznanski of Stanley; children, Cheryl (Jacque) Ledebuhr of Black River Falls, Jessica Poznanski (fiance John Schroeder), of Milwaukee and Mark (Josette) Poznanski of Jamestown, North Dakota; grandchildren, Steffan, Austin, Tanner, Hana, Scarlet, Anthony, Spencer, Josh and Trevor; mother, Barbara Krezman of West Bend; siblings, Robert Poznanski of Campbellsport, Bruce Krezman of West Bend, Russell Krezman of West Bend and Julie Krezman of Baraboo; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A service will be held in West Bend at a later date. Those wishing to sign the online memorial register or share memories are invited to use the expressions of sympathy section at www.thomasfamilyfuneralhome.com.