|Paul E. Sawmiller|
|Monday, August 12, 2013 12:17 AM|
Sept. 15, 1925-Aug. 10, 2013
He was born Sept. 15, 1925, in Van Wert County, to Arthur and Mildred (Rempher) Sawmiller, who preceded him in death. On July 14, 1947, he married Jean A. Kolter, who survives.
Other survivors include five children, Paula (Michael) Bice of Spencerville, Norris (Jean) Sawmiller of Mendon and Claudine Hawk, Roxanne (Roy) Lauth and Michael (Laura) Sawmiller of Spencerville; 11 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren; a sister, Luella (Robert) Grothouse of Delphos and a brother, Kenneth Sawmiller, Spencerville.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Willis and Robert Sawmiller.
A farmer, Paul had worked at Weston Paper Mill in St. Marys. He attended the Monticello United Brethren In Christ Church and enjoyed gardening.
Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, Pastor Andrew J. Atkins officiating. Burial is to follow in the Salem Cemetery, near Monticello. The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Monticello United Brethren In Christ Church.