Farming Rural 13

Paul J. Page

August 7, 1928 ~ February 9, 2020 (age 91)


Paul J. Page, 91, of Avilla, passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at Sacred Heart Home in Avilla.

Born on August 7, 1928, in Fairmount to the late Paul C. and Florence (Niccum) Page. He graduated from Churubusco High School in 1947. After high school, he enlisted in the Army National Guard, serving from 1947-1950.

Paul was married to Lucille J. Egolf, on September 3, 1948. She preceded him in death on November 24, 2013.

He hauled canned milk from the farm, during 1955 to 1961. Paul was a stock department driver for 22 years, for International Harvester, retiring in 1983. Traveling, riding horses and motorcycles are among some things he loved to do. For many years he wintered in Texas.

Paul is survived by two daughters, Sherry (Glen) McCoy of Churubusco and Paula Graves of Portage, MI; a son, David (Nellie) Page of LaOtto; a brother, Don (Virginia) Page of Fort Wayne; eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Clinton B. Page, in 1983 and Jim Page, in 2014; three sisters, Infant Idella Florence Page in 1935, Mary Frances Lee and Betty Lou Burke.

Services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Sheets and Childs Funeral Home, with calling one hour prior to the service.

Family will also receive friends on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, from 2-6 p.m., at the Funeral Home.

Burial will take place in Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.

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Funeral Service

Prayer Service

Committal Service


February 12, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
February 13, 2020

11:00 AM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Interment following funeral service
February 13, 2020

Merriam Christian Chapel
3985 South US 33
Albion, IN 46701


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P.O. Box 3838, San Diego CA 92163

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