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Norman R. Paulus
  • Sts. Peter & Paul Capital Improvement Fund
    Ft. Loramie, OH 45845
  • St. Patrick Church Soup Kitchen

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“Dear Family, My sincerest sympathy for you and your families. Barb is in my prayers daily and I have prayed for your family also. May God bless...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Linda Flanagan - Leavenworth, KS

“Laura, Jim, Donitta, and family, We are saddened by the passing of Norman. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. The Dock Hatfield Family ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: The Dock Hatfield Family - OH

“Barbara, Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your father. May your family be blessed with loving memories of him. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: John and Donna Bradford - Lansing, KS

“Barb Thinking of and all yours. Wish we were there. Please consider yourself hugged and be gentle with yourself. I'm keeping you on my lap. Such...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: francie fitzgerald - LEAVENWORTH, KS

“Barb Thionking of and all yours. Wish we were there. Please consider yourself hugged and be gentle with yourself. I'm keeping you on my lap. Such...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: francie fitzgerald - LEAVENWORTH, KS

“My deepest sympathy to your whole family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Lois Gaier Dickinson - West Linn, OR

“Our deepest sympathy to Norman's family. He always had a smile and twinkle in his eye. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Jerry and Linda Gephart - OH

“Barb & family, Sending you my condolences and praying for you as you say goodbye to an extraordinary man, your husband, father, and grandfather. A...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Elaine Gann - Leavenworth, KS

“To all of Barbara's family we send our condolenses. Barb, Jim &I pray for you and you family at this sad time of loss. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jim & Dana Meredith - Leavenworth, KS

“My wife Sharon and I cannot express the sadness in our hearts upon learning of Norman Paulus's passing. We never met Norman but I have the pleasure...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Tom and Sharon Stoffers - KS

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. May you feel God's loving arms around you as you face the difficult days ahead. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Jan Mathia - Lansing, KS

“Norman had a gift of making everyone feel special. He always had a smile and kind words which he shared graciously. He will be missed greatly. He...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Kathy Magoto - Versailles, OH

“Thinking of you and your family ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Bill &Joy Swisher - Linwood, KS

“My thoughts are of all of you at this very sad time. Thinking of you. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Lois (Long) Rue - Fletcher, OH


Norman R. Paulus, 82, of Minster and Newport, died April 24, 2013 at the Versailles Health care Center. He was born In Cynthian Township, Shelby County, Ohio on September 3, 1930, the son of the late Stephen and Ruth(Barga) Paulus.
He married Laura Sebring Paulus in St. Augustine Church in Minster on
October 17, 1953. The couple were married 59 years. She survives. One daughter, Janice M. Paulus, Clayton, Ohio passed away in 2007.
Survivors are daughter Barbara Paulus, Bonner Springs, Kansas and son James D. and Donita Paulus and 3 grandchildren, Emily, Sarah and Nicholas Paulus, all of Russia, Ohio. He is also survived by one brother, William Paulus of Russia and three sisters, Agnes Dershem of Newport, Mary Voskuhl and Margaret Puthoff of Russia. Five brothers and three sisters preceded him in death. Mr. Paulus was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Newport for 59 years; member of the Newport Sportsmen Club, the Minster cataract Company, the Minster Fraternal Order of Eagles #1391, the Fort Loramie Historical Association and the Minster Historical Society. He was a former member of the Shelby County's Cattlemen's Association and an officer in the Houston Grange and the Covington Teachers Association, as well as a member of the Ohio and National Education Associations. In 1989, he received the Award of Merit for Outstanding Accomplishments in Resource Conservation for projects on his farm from the Shelby County Soil and Water Division. He attended Fort Loramie High School where he was an MVP in basketball his junior year and was a 1949 graduate of Houston High School. He graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He worked at the Monarch Machine Tool Company for ten years before beginning his teaching career, which included Russia, Versailles and Covington schools, retiring in 1985. He also farmed and raised cattle for a number of years. In earlier years, he played and managed the Newport Rockets baseball team in the Western Ohio league. Rev. Steven Shoup and Rev. David Hoying will concelebrate a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, April 29, at 10:30 at Sts. Peter and Paul Church In Newport. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster, from 2- 7p.m. on Sunday, April 28 and again from 9 to 10 a.m. on Monday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sts. Peter and Paul Capital Improvement Fund or to St. Patrick Church Soup Kitchen, Troy c/o Dick Steineman.