Paul Elwood Manfull, 94
Paul Elwood Manfull, 94, of Tama, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Sunny Hill Care Center in Tama. Funeral Services will be held Monday, November 12, 2018, at 10:30 AM at Christ United Methodist Church in Toledo with Pastor Christianson officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 11, 2018, from 4-7 PM at Christ United Methodist Church in Toledo with a Masonic Star Service at 7 p.m.
Paul was born on July 31, 1924, at home in Montour, Iowa, the son of Robert Henry and Erma Marie (Slingluff) Manfull.
He graduated from Montour High School in 1943, where he was on the Basketball Team that went to state.
On November 20, 1947, he was united in marriage to Marian Ruth Spire at the Montour Church Parsonage. Paul farmed his entire life. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Toledo and the Hiram of Tyre Lodge No. 118, A.F. & A.M. His joy in life was farming and his livestock.
Survivors include his three children: Peg (Francis) Kinion, of Unionville, MO, Pat Willey, of Marshalltown, and Robert (Sharon) Manfull, of Toledo; six grandchildren: Stephanie (Shane) Kruse, Stacey (Jason) Hines, Heather (Jeff) Duncan, Dustin Willey (Alyssa Mallory), Shannon (Josh) Cox and Shane (Jess) Manfull; thirteen great-grandchildren: Alexandria, Konner, Logan and Zoey Willey, Madison Duncan, Allison (Abigail) Pulkrabek, Calvin and Kamdyn Kruse, Zada Hines, Brayden VanValkenburg, Adrienne and Joshua Cox and Riley Manfull; three sisters: Lois Olson, of Marshalltown, Joan (Norman) Gibson, of Tama, and Joyce Skala, of Toledo and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Marian in 2007; four brothers: Duane, Floyd, Lyle and Larry Manfull; two sisters, Lucille Merritt and Donna Steveson and a niece, Bonnie Sawyer.
A memorial fund has been established.
Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home, Tama-Toledo, is assisting the family with arrangements.