Paul J. Grage, age 83, of Highbridge, Wisconsin, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2013, at the Mellen Manor Nursing Home, in Mellen, Wisconsin.
Paul was born on June 19, 1930, in Highbridge, the son of William C. and Lillie (Kleinsteiber) Grage. He was a Korean War veteran. She and Lois A. McPherson were united in marriage, in Bessemer, Michigan, on October 22, 1959. He was a dairy farmer most of his life and enjoyed: horses, fishing and spending time with his family.
Survivors include: his daughter, Deborah (Jeffrey) Landry, of Mellen; two grandchildren: Melissa Culp and Jeremy Landry; seven great-grandchildren: Jasmine, Krista, Angel, Skyler, Briley, Tyler and Cody; brothers: Bob, of Highbridge; Roy (Sau), of Highbridge; and Bill (Etelka), of Cayuga, Wisconsin; sisters: Louise (Bob) Schraufnagel, of Marengo, Wisconsin; Alice (Toby) Tobisch, of Highbridge; Margaret Rebella and Doris Grage, both of Mellen; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: his wife, Lois, on September 18, 2011; his parents; his sister, Lillian; his daughter, Janice; and grandson, Jason.
A gathering, for family and friends, will be held at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, in Mellen, will begin at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 28, 2013, and continuing until the hour of service.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial, for Paul, will take place at noon, Saturday, September 28, 2013, at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, in Mellen. Father Shanthi Reddy Mandapati will be the Celebrant.
Interment will take place in Mount Hope Cemetery, Highbridge. Military honors will be performed by Copper Falls VFW Post 2273.
Our Mellen Chapel will be assisting his family with his memorialization details.