Paul Lawrence Vlasin - January 08, 2011
Paul Lawrence Vlasin was born to Dorothy (Johnson) and Stanley Vlasin on June 7, 1946, in Grant, Neb.
He was baptized into the Catholic faith at Resurrection Church in Elsie, Neb., and grew up on the family farm south of Elsie.
Paul attended school in Madrid, Neb., and graduated with the class of 1964. While in high school he competed in football, basketball and track.
He attended Denver Automotive Institute after high school graduation.
On Aug. 6, 1966, he was married to Lana Nordhausen at Mother of Sorrows Church in Grant, Neb. To this union three children were born.
Paul felt close to his Creator when in the outdoors, hence, his love of hunting and fishing. He loved to work with his hands and rebuilt electric motors for 28 years.
In his down time Paul worked with wood and many of his creations still grace the homes of his loved ones.
Paul passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 8, 2011, at the Perkins County Community Hospital. He was 64 years of age.
He was preceded in death by his father, Stanley; his father and mother-in-law, Alvin and Ada Nordhausen; and a grandson, Austin Spady.
Survivors include his mother, Dorothy and husband, Dean Milner of Imperial, Neb.; wife, Lana, of Paxton Neb.; daughters: Michelle and husband, Mark Spady of Imperial, Neb., and Paula and husband, Mike Rosentrater of Paxton, Neb.; son, Troy Vlasin and wife, Lisa, of Seward, Neb.; brothers: Neal and wife, Barb, of Madrid, Neb., Mike and wife, Peg, of Wray, Colo.; sisters: Ann and husband, Joe Ross of Madrid, Neb., Janice and husband, Chris Kraus, of Hyannis, Neb., and Theresa and husband, Dan Russell, of Imperial, Neb.; In-laws: Errol Nordhausen and wife, Patty, of Ogallala, Neb., Clinton Nordhausen and wife, Nettie, of Imperial, Neb., Nancy and husband, Wayne Burge, of Grant Neb.; 11 grandchildren: Alec, Paige, Nolan, Sophie, Lucy and Olivia Spady, Hannah, Emmit and Eben Rosentrator and Grant and Marti Vlasin; and a host of family and friends.
A Rosary will be recited Friday evening, Jan. 14, 2011, 7 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Imperial.
A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday morning, Jan. 15, 2011, 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Imperial, with Father Bernard Lorenz officiating.
Interment will follow at the Madrid Cemetery, Madrid, Neb.
Paul’s wishes were for no public visitation.
A memorial has been established in his memory.
Online condolences can be left at liewerfuneralhome.com.
Liewer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.