April 12, 1938- August 26, 2012
Memorial Graveside Services for Paul Willett, 74, of Jefferson will 2:00 pm Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at the Junction Township Cemetery in Grand Junction. Visitation will be after 11:00 am Tuesday at Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home in Jefferson with the family present to greet friends from 6 pm to 8 pm. Memorials are suggested to the family and may be left as Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home.
Paul Eugene Willett was born April 12, 1938 in Lake City, Iowa to Harold Willett and Ruth Lowder Willett. He died August 26, 2012 at the Israel Hospice House in Ames, Iowa.
Paul grew up in grew up and attended school in Jefferson, IA. After school he went to work as a farm hand before going to work for the Grand Junction Light and Power. He later went to work for Parker Industries in Jefferson. On September 2, 1960, Paul was united in marriage to Wilma Reineman. They were the parents of two children: Pauline and Douglas. They made their home in Grand Junction, Iowa. Paul spent 15 years volunteering for the Grand Junction Fire Department.
Paul had a great love of John Deere tractors. He also enjoyed baseball football and NASCAR. Most of all he loved to spend time with his family.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother Ronald. He is survived by his wife Wilma of Jefferson, IA; his daughter Pauline (Marty) Swanson of Ames, IA; his son Douglas (Deb) Willett of Fort Dodge, Iowa; 3 grandchildren: Michelle M Willett, Jack Jr. Williams and Jennifer Kay Williams; 4 great grandchildren: Regan Williams, Brooke Williams, Chelsey Williams and Trenton Lee; other relatives and many friends.Information provided by:
Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home
119 West Lincolnway
PO Box 108
Jefferson, Iowa 50129