Paul G. Gottschalk

Paul Gottschalk


Time: TBA
Arrangements By:
Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories


Date: Thu, December 10, 2015
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memoriesd
965 Home Plaza, Waterloo, IA 50701

Paul G. Gottschalk

November 14, 1928 - December 7, 2015

Memorial Visitation:
Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 4 to 7 pm
Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories
965 Home Plaza
Waterloo, IA 50701

Paul George Gottschalk was born November 14, 1928 in Dubuque, Iowa: the son of William and Charlotte (Jecklin) Gottschalk. He graduated high school from Dubuque, and then attended Iowa State Teachers College (UNI), earning a BA in Mathematics. Paul furthered his education at the University of Northern Colorado, receiving a Masters in Education. He was married to Florine Grotjohn; she preceded him in death. Paul was united in marriage to Carol Huffman in 1965 in Audubon, Iowa. He taught school for many years in Audubon, Iowa, and then taught at Logan Junior High until his retirement. Following his retirement, Paul taught part time for a few years at Hawkeye Community College. He was also the President of the Waterloo Education Association for two years. Paul enjoyed sailing, taking care of his rose garden and spending time with his family.
Paul passed away on Monday, December 07, 2015 at the Cedar Valley Hospice House at the age of 87. He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Florine and a brother Melvin Gottschalk. Paul is survived by his wife Carol of Waterloo; 3 sons: David Gottschalk of Denver, Colorado, John (Heidi) Gottschalk of Phoenix, Arizona and Brian (Mary) Gottschalk of Adel, Iowa; 3 daughters: Jan (Mike) Prideaux of Waterloo, Becky (Jon) Hegenbarth of Belle Plaine, Minnesota and Lien (Quinn) Kilbourn of Waterloo; 6 grandchildren: Stephen (Leslie) Prideaux, Tayler and Kai Kilbourn, Allison and Amy Gottschalk and Jeffrey Hegenbarth; 2 great-granddaughters: Zella and Marlo Prideaux and a sister Edna Mozena of Dubuque.
Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice.

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