The Obit For Paul Deters

Paul H. Deters

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on December 7, 2010

Deters, Paul H. Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Sun., Dec. 5, 2010, at the age of 85. Husband of Rosemarie Deters (nee Farinella); father of Michael, Mark (Beverly) Frasher, Marsha (Robert Gross) and Matthew; grandfather of Scott, Jeffrey, Jessica and Alyssa Deters, Jacob and Daniel Gross; great-grandfather to Isabel and Luke Deters.

Paul was from a family of 11 boys and 1 girl and is survived by brothers Harold (CJ), Charles (the late Rose Deters), Elmer (Lavern) and James (Carol) and sister AnnMarie Sis (Bill) Rumping.

He is preceded in death by his mother Rose (Vorholt) Deters and father Leopold Deters; brothers Leap (Arlene), Richard (Juanita), Norman (Sue) Frasher, Lucian Whitey (died at sea), Eugene (died in infancy) and Francis Joe (Joan).

Paul served in the Navy during WWII in the Pacific, and was a minor league baseball player for four seasons from 1946-1949. A natural athlete, Paul's passion in life was golf. He retired from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch after 47 years of service.

Services: Funeral from the KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY CHAPEL, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd. (at Butler Hill), Fri., Dec. 10, 9:30am to Assumption Catholic Church for 10am Mass. Interment National Ceme tery. If desired, memorials can be made to the charity of your choice. Visitation Thurs., 4-8pm.