July 6, 1943 ~ November 22, 2018
Kenneth Lewis Paul, 75, passed away on Thanksgiving Day, in Willard, Utah, from lymphoma. Ken was born July 6, 1943, in Tyndall, S.D., to Stephen J. and Elsie Uherka Paul, the third of four sons.
He graduated from South Dakota State University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, then put his education to work at Hughes Aircraft, Univac, and TRW/Northrop Grumman as a Systems Field/Liaison Engineer deploying and servicing various weapon fire control systems under the water, in the air, and under the ground. Ken retired in 2003, after 37 years of service.
After retirement, he and his loving wife, Anne, built their dream home in Willard, set against the Wasatch Mountains and overlooking Willard Bay. Ken filled his retirement years with a variety of activities: fishing with his buddy Lonny B; tending to two mischievous miniature donkeys, two temperamental alpacas, two obstreperous goats, and a small flock of chickens; tooling around in his convertible, riding his Harley, overseeing a mini orchard and garden, and traveling across many states and countries.
He married Marsha L. Mawhorter on Aug. 31, 1974, in Lompoc, California. The marriage was later dissolved and annulled in 1993, by the Holy Catholic See. On Feb. 9, 1996, Ken married Anne Marie Bergener at Our Lady of the Mountains Retreat House Chapel in Ogden, Utah.
Surviving are his wife, Anne; his three sons, Brandon, Beijing, China; Adam (Ashley), Hooper, UT; and Daniel, Rio Rancho, NM; and three grandchildren, Tayler, Madison, and Max.
He was preceded in death by his parents and all three brothers: Vern of Minneapolis, MN; Don of Tyndall, SD; and Steve Jr. of Wausau, WI.
The family is grateful to Dr. John Markeson for his care and service, and all the wonderful doctors, nurses and CNAs at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City and its satellite clinic in Farmington.
Friends are invited to visit family and share reminiscences and tall tales about Ken at Gillies Mortuary, 634 E. 200 S., Brigham City, on Saturday, December 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by a funeral mass at the mortuary and interment at the Garland City Cemetery. All are welcome. Cremation under the direction of Gillies Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Grateful Patient Program at the HuntsmanCancerInstitute,https:// huntsmancancer.org/giving/foundation/grateful-patient.php.
Send condolences to the family at https://gfc-utah.com.