Class of 1932

Paul Henry Streller

December 4, 1913 – October 13, 1963

Paul Steller, 49, Noble county farm community leader, died at 7:45 p.m. Sunday in Perry Memorial hospital following an illness of several weeks.

Funeral mass will he at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Rose of Lima Catholic church, with Rev. John O’Brien, pastor of the church, officiating. Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Parker chapel. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel (Catholic) cemetery.

Steller whose home was northeast of Perry, was born Dec. 4, 1913, in Willow Dale, Kan., and came to Noble county in 1916. He was married in Perry in 1939 to the former Lena Jueschke, who survives.

In addition to farming, he was a field man for the local office of the Federal Crop Insurance Corp. He also was vice president of the board of directors of the Farmers Cooperative Exchange, a director of the Farmers Cooperative Grain Dealers association, treasurer of the Knights of Columbus, member of the Farm Bureau, Farmers Union and St. Joseph’s Study Group. Streller was a Member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic church.

Survivors other than his wife of the home include two sons, Richard, San Antonio, Texas; and Don, Oklahoma City; a daughter, Janet Louise, of the home; his mother, Mrs. John Streller, Sr., Perry; two sisters, Mrs. Verne Dover, Cushing; and Mrs. Marie Nordin, Oklahoma City; a brother, J. A., Perry; and one grandchild.