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Paul Franklin Stogsdill, 85, of Pleasanton, Kan., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at the Prescott Country View Nursing Home. He was born in Karval, Colo., on July 21, 1932, the youngest of 13 children to the late Alexander and Sarah (Cross) Stogsdill.

Paul married the late Shirley Ann McGown from Mound City, Kan., on July 2, 1955, in Raton, N.M. They lived in Oregon, Colorado and Kansas during their lifetime. 

He was employed as an individual home contractor with Aluminum Lux-Scott in Denver, Colo. Paul and Shirley owned and operated the Midway Motel in Pleasanton from 1972-2003. 

Paul was preceded in death by his wife Shirley; eight brothers, Wilford, Corwin, Ottis, Ora, Roy, Jay, Sidney and Lee Stogsdill; three sisters, Dolly, Mary and Elsie; and a grandson, Justin Stogsdill. 

Survivors include one sister, Beulah; two sons, Gregory Stogsdill of Pleasanton and Michael and Sally Stogsdill of Knoxville, Tenn.; two daughters, Ramona and Keith Holland and Shirlene and Dean Johnson of Prescott, Kan.; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Jason, Tricia, Kyle and Mickayla; and five great grandchildren, Raven, Mercedes, Trysta, Alexis and Axel. 

Paul’s wishes were to have a private family service at a later date. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to Prescott Country View activity fund. Online condolences can be left at Arrangements:  Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Pleasanton.


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