Paul Leslie Nunamaker was born Dec. 15, 1937, at Rimersburg, Pa, to George (Jock) and Viola (Edinger) Nunamaker. Paul grew up and attended school in Pennsylvania and became a brick layer for Harbison Walker Refactories in Templeton, Pa.
Paul married Ruth Veljean Kline on April 18, 1959, at Templeton, Pa., and to this union four children were born: Paula, John, Edna and June. The couple continued to live in Pennsylvania until Paul retired in 2000. They then lived for a short time in Florida before moving to Stratton, Neb., to be near family.
Paul was a member of the Christian Union Church of Stratton. He enjoyed reading,
listening to country music, site seeing and especially loved spending time with his family.
Paul passed away Monday morning, Nov. 13, 2017, at his home in Stratton. He was 79 years of age.
Survivors include: wife Jean of Stratton, Neb.; daughter: Paula Brown of Indianola, Neb.; son John Nunamaker and wife Anne of Wauneta, Neb.; daughter Edna Jessup of McCook, Neb.; daughter: June Boyd and husband Joshua of Stratton, Neb.; grandchildren Anthony (Tony) Brown; Joshlynne Boyd and fiancée Jerod Coder; Natalie Boyd; Philip Boyd and Peter Boyd. Brother and sisters Helen Kline of Templeton, Pa.; Barbara Buzzard of Templeton, Pa.; Richard Nunamaker, Cochranton, Pa.; John Nunamaker Mill Hall, Pa.; Howard Nunamaker Palatka, Fla.; David Nunamaker Ford City, Pa.; Harry Nunamaker Templeton, Pa.; Carol Lane Cambridge Springs, Pa.; Petty Trayer, Weedville, Pa.; Linda Lash, Kittanning, Pa.; Anna Mae Corbett Kittanning, Pa.; Judy Fruehstorfer, Kittanning, Pa.;
Paul was preceded in death by half–brothers George and Harold (Bud) Nunamaker; brother Donald Nunamaker and sisters Shirley McGurdy and Bonnie Dryfuse.
Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at the Christian Union Church of Stratton, Neb., with Rev. Kevin Fink officiating.
A private interment will follow at the Rose Hill Cemetery, Stratton.
A memorial has been established to the Christian Union Church of Stratton.
Online condolences may be left at liewerfuneralhome.com
Benkelman Memorial Chapel entrusted with arrangements.