PAUL EwaltPosted: July 7th, 2015
1933 – 2015
Ewalt Paul passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at the age of 81 years. He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 56 years Lilly, son Alan (Kari) and daughter Elaine (Rory). He leaves behind five cherished grandchildren: Nicholas and Bradley Ross; and Nathan, Curtis, and Megan Paul. He will also be missed by his brother Gustav and sister Lucy (Witold), as well as numerous other family members and friends.
Ewalt was born as the middle child to John and Anna Pauliukaitis in Skirsnemune, Lithuania on November 14th, 1933. He immigrated to Canada with his family in 1949, settling in Magrath, Alberta. Here they made a living by working beet fields and doing other farming chores. He met Lilly at a dance in Lethbridge in 1958 and they married in August of the following year. Together they raised their family in Magrath before retiring to Lethbridge after 37 years of work for Alberta Environment. Ewalt was also an active member of the Magrath Golf Club and St. John’s Lutheran Church. He spent his free time pursuing his many passions: golfing, fishing, hunting and dancing. Ewalt always enjoyed sharing these interests with his family and friends.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 82 N. 2 St. W., Magrath, AB, with Pastor Nathan Fuehrer, officiating. Interment will follow at the family plot in the Magrath Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, Box 2211, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4K7 or the Good Samaritan Society Att: Fund Development, 8861-75 St., Edmonton, AB, T6C 4G8.
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