Paul Oesterle Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Paul Dwight Oesterle

September 28, 1932 - February 19, 2014
Obituary

Paul Dwight Oesterle Paul was born on September 28, 1932, in Webberville, Michigan; and died on February 19, 2014. His parents were Marguerite (Vorce) and Melvin Oesterle. Paul graduated from Dansville High School in 1951. Paul continued his education at General Motors Apprentice School, graduating in 1961. He went on to work as a tool and die maker at GM for 39 years. Paul was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed participating in, as wall as watching sports. He managed the Webberville Men's Fastpitch Softball league. He was inducted into the BCAM Hall of Honor Friends of Basketball in 1995. He served on Webberville's Board of Education...
Paul Dwight Oesterle

Paul was born on September 28, 1932, in Webberville, Michigan; and died on February 19, 2014.

His parents were Marguerite (Vorce) and Melvin Oesterle. Paul graduated from Dansville High School in 1951. Paul continued his education at General Motors Apprentice School, graduating in 1961. He went on to work as a tool and die maker at GM for 39 years. Paul was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed participating in, as wall as watching sports. He managed the Webberville Men's Fastpitch Softball league. He was inducted into the BCAM Hall of Honor Friends of Basketball in 1995. He served on Webberville's Board of Education for 29 years, most those as President of the BOE. Paul belonged to the National FFA organization and was also an Alumnus. Paul was awarded Webberville Citizen of the year in 1999. Paul served as the Sexton and Treasurer of Alchin Cemetery, taking over for his father. After retirement Paul volunteered with Meals on Wheels and the Lansing Rescue Mission. He was on the LeRoy Township Planning Commission. Paul was chairperson of the Webberville Methodist Church Building Committee and was instrumental in overseeing the building of the new church on M-52 and Holt Road in 2007-2008. In recent years, he had become a fan of Facebook and updated his page daily.

Paul married Georgia Ries on September 28, 1952. Paul and Georgia had four children; Paula Kim (Art) Weed, Kevin (Becky) Oesterle, Kris Oesterle, Kyle (Julie) Oesterle. Grandchildren: Jason (Stacia) Albin, Jennifer (Dan) Gloss, Shaun Oesterle, Kayleigh (Brian) Parent, Shannon (Jordan) McGee, Elizabeth Boettcher, Kristian Boettcher, Brooke Boettcher, Cole Boettcher, Dale Boettcher, and Eric Oesterle. Great grandchildren: Johnathon Albin, Ashley Albin, Shane Gloss, Elizabeth Gloss, and Brock McGee.

Paul married Cora (Rogers) Oestrerle on May 28, 1988. Paul had three step-children: Sandy Clark, Diana Clark Warner, Walter Clark. Step-grandchildren: Melissa (Tom) Hale, Adam Warner, Bethany (Paul) Bickel, Mitchell Clark and Alita Clark. Step-great grandchildren: Julie Bickel, Aaron, Kian, Taegan and Camden Hale.

Surviving are brother Carl (Carole) Oesterle and sister Ann Nims, In-laws: Shirley (Lyle) Albrant, Byron (Laura) Rogers, Richard (Carol) Ries, Gordon Ries, Milton (Sharon) Ries, Clayton (Betty) Ries, and Arlene Ries. Many nieces, nephews, cousins and one uncle, Homer Rainey.

Preceding Paul in death were his wife, Georgia, parents, Marguerite and Melvin Oesterle, in-laws, Dale and Ester (Every) Ries, brothers-in-laws, Donald Ries, Gilbert Ries, and Lynwood Nims, and step-grandson, Eric Warner.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Webberville United Methodist Church or Alchin Farm Cemetery Association. Services and visitation will be at Webberville United Methodist Church.


Arrangements under the direction of Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Williamston, MI.

Share your memories or express your condolences by signing the Guest Book below or click here for entry suggestions.

"I'm so sorry to hear of Paul's death. My condolences to his family. Sleep with the angels, Paul..." Brenda Hillard (Lansing, MI)

Submit Guest Book Entry
This Guest Book has 22 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

Lansing State Journal
Paul Dwight Oesterle Webberville Paul Dwight Oesterle age 81 passed away February 19, 2014. Paul retired from General Motors as a Die Maker. He...

Read obituary at Lansing State Journal.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now
Send a Card
Send Meals to the Family