Paul S. Schutz - Putnam Sentinel
PANDORA — Paul S. Schutz, 96, passed away October 31, 2018 at Hilty Memorial Home in Pandora. Paul was born August 9, 1922 in Pandora to the late Hiram and Lucille (Weida) Schutz. On March 27, 1948 he married Dorothy Knepper Schutz who preceded him in death on February 16, 2010.

Paul graduated from Pandora High School and was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II. He was a farmer and had worked at McIntosh Industries in Bluffton. Paul was a member of Pandora United Methodist Church and the Pandora American Legion. He loved tending to roses and in his later years he enjoyed sorting pennies.

Survivors include a daughter, Paulette (Bud) Smith of Pandora; a granddaughter, Cricket (Gabe) Dobmeyer of Coldwater, Ohio; five step-grandchildren, Dave Smith, Gretchen Kiefer, Craig Smith, Shelley Smith, Matt Smith and two great-grandchildren, Zac and Knox Dobmeyer.

Paul was preceded in death by four brothers, David Schutz, Grant Schutz, Milton Schutz and Lawrence Schutz.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, November 5, 2018 at Pandora United Methodist Church. Pastor Duane Kemerley officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pandora United Methodist Church.

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Arrangements have been entrusted with Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.