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Paul W. Reidenbach, 89, of rural Decatur, died on June 2, 2011 at River Terrace Estates in Bluffton.
Paul was born on December 2, 1921, in Decatur to Wilbur and Adeline (Bischoff) Reidenbach.
Paul married Bonnie M. Scott on December 28, 1965.
Paul was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Decatur. He was one of the founders of Peace Lutheran Church at Berne, where he served as president and vice-president and was a 41-year charter member.
Paul started his first business, Daisy Mae Produce, at the age of 16. He then became president and owner of Reidenbach Equipment in Decatur and was also a farmer.
Survivors include his wife of 45 1/2 years, Bonnie M. Reidenbach of Decatur; four sons, Robert P. (Jane) Reidenbach of Decatur, Tim P. Reidenbach of Bluffton, Daniel P. (Roni) Reidenbach of Monroeville, and Heath H. (Tami) Reidenbach of Decatur; a stepson, Steven R. (Bev) Miller of Monroe; two daughters, Judy (Larry) Stoner of Phoenix, Arizona, and Paulanna S. Harvey of Monroe; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.
Visitation will be on Monday, June 6, 2011, from 2-8 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur and one hour prior to services at the church.
The funeral service will be on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. in Zion Lutheran Church, with Pastor Phillip Phifer officiating.
Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
Memorials are to Zion Lutheran Church, to Family Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeast Indiana, or to the Alzheimer’s Fund within the Adams County Community Foundation.