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1000 7th St
Clarkston, WA | 99403
509-758-2556
3521 7th Street
Lewiston, ID | 83501
208-743-9464

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Obituary for Paul Bateman

Paul passed away peacefully at home, his family with him, on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Paul was born July 26, 1936. He was 81.

He married Irene J. Wilsey on April 29, 1959. They were married 59 years at the time of his passing. Paul has three children, Peggy (Larry) Kazda, Lisa (Ron) Asker and Thomas (Laurie) Bateman; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He graduated from Culdesac High School in 1953, served in the U.S. Army from 1959-61 in Berlin behind the Iron Curtain. Paul worked at Potlatch Forests Inc. until his medical disability in 1987 as a papermaker. He enjoyed leather tooling, woodworking, camping with his family, riding motorcycles, four-wheeling and his annual hunting trip. He enjoyed traveling with his wife. He always loved spending time with his family.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one grandson.

Surviving him, along with his wife, children and grandchildren, are a brother, Gordon Bateman from Michigan, and his sister, Susann Hoehnle from Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada.

There will be a viewing from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Merchant

Funeral Home in Clarkston. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Vineland Cemetery.
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