Paul Fredrick FUHRMEISTER 2
- Born: 9 Aug 1917, Newport Twp, Johnson Co, IA 1 2
- Marriage (1): Alice E. HAHN on 22 Jan 1947 in Iowa City, Johnson Co, IA 1
- Died: 4 Jan 2011, Solon, Johnson Co, IA at age 93 1
- Buried: 10 Jan 2011 1
IA, COUNTY BIRTHS, 1880-1935:
Name: Paul Fredrick Fuhrmeister E
Event Date: 09 Aug 1917
Event Place: Newport, Johnson, Iowa, United States
Father: Leonard F Fuhrmeister
Mother: Mabel Wickham
Film Number: 1738606
Digital Folder Number: 4266315
Image Number: 00024
OBIT: Iowa City Press Citizen (IA), Jan. 6, 2011:
Paul Fuhrmeister, 93, of Solon, formerly of Iowa City, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, January 4, 2011. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Monday, January 10 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Iowa City, with Father John Spiegel officiating. Visitation will be from 1-4 pm on Sunday at Lensing Funeral Home, 605 Kirkwood Avenue, Iowa City, where a Vigil Service will begin at 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Solon Fire Department or to Iowa City Hospice.
Paul was born August 9, 1917 on the family farm in rural Iowa City, the son of Leonard and Mabel (Wickham) Fuhrmeister. On January 22, 1947, Paul married Alice E. Hahn at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Iowa City.
Paul spent his entire life working on the farm. He was a dedicated farmer who was not only passionate about the farm, but also truly enjoyed watching his cattle grow. In his free time, Paul loved playing cards, dancing and traveling. Paul was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Eagles Lodge, Farm Bureau and was a former weather spotter for the National Weather Service. Most importantly, Paul really enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids and great-grandkids.
Survivors include his wife Alice of Solon, a son John (Dianna) Fuhrmeister of Iowa City and their children: Matt (Carmen) Fuhrmeister of Tipton, Amy (Jerry) LaGrange of Iowa City, Lindsey (Dan) Reimer of Cass Lake, MN and Joanna (John) Fletcher of Iowa City; a son Jim (Cary) Fuhrmeister of Salem, Or., and a daughter Lola (Terry) Ruff of Iowa City and their children: Jennifer (Wim) Rumping of North Liberty, IA and Christine Ruff of West Branch, IA. Paul is also survived by four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Paul was preceded in death by his two sisters Catherine Maher and Mary Griffin, and his two brothers Raymond and Leonard Fuhrmeister.
Paul married Alice E. HAHN on 22 Jan 1947 in Iowa City, Johnson Co, IA.1