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Paul Edward Kiesling

August 11, 1924 — June 11, 2008

Paul Edward Kiesling, 83, of Punta Gorda, FL passed away June 11, 2008. He was born August 11, 1924 to George and Mary (Hahnert) Kiesling in Logansport, IN. Paul's love of basketball began at Riley Junior High School who were city champions . He was a shooting guard for the Logan Berries. After graduating the LHS he attend Lawrence Tech in Detroit on a basketball scholarship. Paul served in the US Navy during WWII in the South Pacific until he left the Navy in March 1946. His hobbies included mushroom hunting, fishing, golfing, coon hunting and bird hunting which he excelled at everything he did. Paul was a member of Isadynamous Euchre Club, VFW Post 3790 and life member of BPOE #66 in Logansport and the Elks Club #2606 and American Legion Post #103 both in Punta Gorda. Paul retired from Paul Kiesling Produce in 1986 and he and his wife moved to Punta Gorda. He worked as a golf starter and ranger at Maple Leaf Country Club for 10 years until his declining health forced is retirement. Paul was of the Lutheran faith and made his peace with the Lord before his death. Paul will be greatly missed by his wife of 35 years, Marilyn; son, Broc (Janet) Kiesling; daughters, Gay Kiesling and Paula (Garry) Cosgray; brother, George (Amy) Kiesling; sister, Catherine Joyce; four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; step-children, Dennis (Becky) Grogg, Pamela (Mike) Dempsey; eight step-grandchildren who adored their grandfather and twelve step-great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews including a special niece, Jeanne (Ray) Wagner. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Robert. A memorial service will be at 3:00 pm, Saturday, June 21, 2008 at Assembly of God in Loganport, IN. Memorial donations be made to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, 1144 Veronica Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952. To express condolences to the family, please sign the online guest book. Marilyn would like to express special thanks to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care including the staff, volunteers and nurses especially Diane, Chris, Shari Brittin, Lela Turpin and Ron Davis. I couldn't have made it without all the help and support. Thanks.

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Saturday, June 21, 2008

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