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Paul Sweeney Sulc

Tuesday, February 24, 2004

March 5, 1931-Feb. 22, 2004

GOTHENBURG -- Paul Sweeney Sulc, 72, of Gothenburg, died Sunday (Feb. 22, 2004) at his home in Gothenburg.

He was born on March 5, 1931 to Joseph G. and Bergetta A. Tirrill Sulc at Gothenburg. He graduated from Gothenburg High School in 1948. He served in the National Guard then enlisted into the Navy as a Seaman First Class.

In June of 1953, he married Velma Jean Mitchell at Lexington. She preceded him in death on July 17, 1990. He lived in Gothenburg until 1964 when he moved to Curtis and lived there until 1992 where he owned and operated the Curtis Body Shop. For the past five years he lived in Gothenburg. He was a member of the American Legion, past member of the Goldenrod Antique Auto Club of Lexington, coached Pee Wee Baseball for many years.

Survivors include his two sons, Mitch Sulc of North Platte and Biff "E.J." Sulc of Jeffrey Lake; special friend, Phyllis Codner of Grand Island; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

Services are Thursday, 10 a.m., at Blase Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg with the Rev. Mark Borchardt officiating. Inurnment is in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, with military honors by the Gothenburg Honor Guard.

The register book is available to sign today and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Blase Memorial Chapel.

Memorials may be given to the University of Nebraska Athletic Dept.

Blase Memorial Chapel of Gothenburg is in charge of the arrangements.