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Fred Paul Dec. 5, 2012

Fred Paul Dec. 5, 2012

LIDGERWOOD, ND - Fred Paul, age 62, of Lidgerwood, ND, passed away December 5, 2012, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND. A Celebration of Life will be held at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Lidgerwood, ND, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM Friday, December 14, with a prayer service at 7:00. Memorial Services for Fred will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 15, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, visitation with the family will begin at 10:00AM.

Fredrick Vincent Paul was born in Freeport, IL, the son of Vincent and Viola (Olson) Paul. He grew up in Benson, MN, graduating from Benson Senior High School in 1968. Fred continued his education at Alexandria Technical College in Alexandria, MN, where he received an Associates of Arts Degree in Drafting Design. He joined the National Guard serving his country for 6 years. Fred worked for Harvest States and GTA Grain Elevators in many sites throughout Minnesota and North Dakota. Eventually he established his own plumbing business in New London, MN.

Fred enjoyed life, spending as much time as he could with his children and grandchildren, hunting, fishing, woodworking, and entertaining/catering on a large scale for his family and friends. He was an entrepreneur and was always in pursuit of fun. In recent years he was a winter Texan and spent warm sunny days with his sisters and mom enjoying what life presented. Fred's warm and friendly smile will be missed by many.

Fred was preceded in death by his father, Vincent Paul. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his children, Janna (Donnie) Witt of Wyndmere, ND, Alicia (Robert) Miller of Fargo, ND, and Jonathan (Amy) Paul of Fargo, ND; sisters, Barbara Carver, Karen (Robert) Peterson, and Marjorie Tilleskjor, all of Conroe, TX; grandchildren, Ethan and Myla Witt, Jallison and Lucylia Paul, and Clayton Miller; along with many family and friends.

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Arrangements are entrusted to the Brenny Funeral Chapel of Baxter, MN.