Paul English 1919 - 2005 Lyndon
Memorial services for Paul English, 86, Lyndon, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Feltner Funeral Chapel in Lyndon. Cremation is planned.Mr. English died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at a nursing facility in Osage City after a long struggle with cancer.He was born Jan. 8, 1919, on the family farm north of Michigan Valley in Osage County, the son of Frank and Grace Gingerich English. He lived most of his life in Osage County.Mr. English served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II and was a maintenance foreman for Hallmark for many years and also a ditching and excavating mechanic. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 125 of Lyndon.He married Dorothy Schmitendorf on Feb. 22, 1941, in Columbus. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, John, Lawrence; a daughter, Peggy Ann Runyan, Overland Park; a brother, Ellis, Arvada, Colo.; a sister, Virginia Burns, Tranquillity, Calif.; and three grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 1:30 p.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Lyndon United Methodist Church or Midland Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, box 160, Lyndon 66451.