Paul Joseph Meisner

Paul Joseph Meisner, 79, formerly of Adams Township, Green Springs, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Heritage Village, Clyde.

He was born Aug. 5, 1938, in Adams Township, to George Ernest and Hazel Mae (Kistler) Meisner. Paul married Joyce Marie Hitchcock, they had three children and later divorced. He then married Etta Jane Decker July 1, 1978, and she survives.

Also surviving are two sons, George Paul (Patty Sieger) Meisner of Green Springs and John Ray (Debra Pryor) Meisner of Tiffin; three stepchildren, Richard O’Dell Patten of Green Springs, Rodney Dean (Tracy Nagy) Patten of Ecorse, Michigan, and Dawn Mardell (William) Chesnutte of Green Springs; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth Marie Covert of Republic.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan Rae Meisner; sister, Mary Henrietta Culbertson; brother, Earl Burdette Meisner; and his parents.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Auxter Funeral Home, 1105 Castalia St., Bellevue.

His funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with an hour visitation prior. The Rev. Paul Tyree will officiate. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Adams Township Cemetery.