Samelson Paul J. Samelson, died July 18, of Cancer, age 87. Born in Minneapolis of Swedish immigrants. Paul was a graduate of West High and University of Minnesota. Was honorably discharged from U.S. Army, and was one of the last surviving veterans of Horse Calvary. He was the Director of Purchasing for MTC for many years, retiring in 1981. Married Maxine Hunt in 1949. Maxine died in 2003. Survived by son Donald (Nora) and daughter, Diane Beane, and grandchildren, Lisa, Andy, Kathy and Rob. Paul was a loving and generous "Papa" to children and grandchildren, and a friend to all. His infectious smile, twinkling blue eyes, hearty greeting and ready jokes will be missed by all who knew him.

Published on July 20, 2005

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