CAMBRIDGE -- Paul E. Minnick 80, died Thursday (Nov. 16, 2006) at Cambridge Hospital.
He was born July 22, 1926, to Thomas J. and Ada D. (Bible) Minnick at Cambridge. He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1944, and from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 1950.
He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus, Delta Upsilon Fraternity, Lions Club, American Legion Post 199, the Volunteer Fire Department, the Butler Memorial Library Board and the Prairie Statesman Chorus. He also served as mayor of Cambridge. In his youth he was active in Boy Scouts achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Thomas Minnick; one grandson, Bryan Minnick; and a brother, Jerry Minnick.
Survivors include: his wife, Jean of Cambridge; a daughter, Marilyn Minnick of Glendale, Ariz.; three sons, Scott Minnick and wife, Mick of Bartley, Philip Minnick and wife, Amy of Hardin, Mont., and Dr. David Minnick and wife, Cathy of Broken Bow; two sisters, Virginia Seidman and husband, Alan of Mesa, Ariz., and Carol Ann Glasmann of Foster City, Calif.; one sister-in-law, Lois Minnick of Ashland; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with the Rev. Robert Barnhill officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery at Cambridge.
Rosary will be Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Lockenour-Jones Mortuary in Cambridge. Visitation is today until 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. until time of Rosary.
Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.