Paul E. Daeger, 97 of Hamilton, IN passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Lakeland Nursing Center, Angola, IN.
He was born in Antwerp a son of the late Peter & Viola (Strable) Daeger.
Paul proudly served in the U.S. Army during WWII; was a farmer for over 50 years and enjoyed being a member of the Goldwing Riders, Antwerp Rotary, St Vincent DePaul Society and former chairperson for Paulding county farm Bureau. Paul also held a pilot’s license.
He leaves behind his best friend and companion, Gloria Whetstone; children, Mary Ellen (Jerry) Walk, Michael (Marilyn) Daeger and Randy (Pam) Daeger; daughter-in-law, Ann Waldman; 10 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren & 3 great great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his son, Dick & great grandson, Bo Chamberlain.
Funeral Mass is at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 303 Monroe Street, Antwerp, Ohio on Tuesday, June 12th, 10 am.
Viewing is Monday, 6 – 8 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River St, Antwerp where viewing is also Tuesday, 9 - 9:30 am.
He will be laid to rest in Maumee Cemetery, Antwerp, with military honors.
Memorials are for masses.
Fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com
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