Stanley Paulis Sr.
[February 24, 2012]
Stanley F. Paulis Sr., 87, of Lincoln, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012,
at 7:45 a.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
(Below is a copy of
the obituary from the funeral home.)
Lincoln: Stanley F. Paulis Sr., 87, of Lincoln died
at 7:45 A.M. Thursday February 23, 2012 at Memorial
Medical Center in Springfield, IL.
Mr. Paulis was born on November 15, 1924, the son of
Leo and Cecilia Paulis of Lincoln, IL. He married
Dorothy Ann Musick on April 9, 1948. She preceded
him in death on June 21, 2011.
Mr. Paulis is survived by two sons: Stanley F.
(Juanita) Paulis Jr. and Michael (Mary Ann) Paulis
both of Springfield, IL, and one daughter: Helene
Paulis of Lincoln, IL., four grandchildren: Jeff
(Heather) Paulis, Julie Paulis, Michel (Ron) Watkins
and John (Krystin Hovanes) Paulis. Three great
grandchildren: Michael and Ava Watkins and Avery
Stanley was employed as an electrical service man
for Ameren Cilco until his retirement in 1987. He
was a member of Holy Family Church in Lincoln,
Knights of Columbus and the VFW.
Stanley donated his body to medical science. There
will be no services or visitation. Arrangements are
being handled by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral
Stanley was a member of the 891st Bombardier group
that flew over Omaha Beach on D-Day as a tail gunner
on a B-26 where he strafed positions behind enemy
lines. He was a pony league baseball coach for many
years in the 1960ís. He was an avid St. Louis
Cardinal fan as well as an accomplished artist and
donated many paintings to Ducks Unlimited. He loved
Memorials may be made to the Logan County Humane
Society or the Land of Lincoln Honor Flight.