Paul Perez, age 87, died at 2:00 PM Saturday, November 21, 2020, at Vancrest Healthcare Center. He was born September 25, 1933, in Spencerville, Ohio, the son of Jesus and Julia (Morales) Perez.
He is survived by his sons; Stephan Perez of Van Wert and Andreas Perez of Harlan, IN ; grandchildren, Sarah and Stefanie Perez both of Roanoke, IN and Alisa Perez of Hartford City IN; great grandchildren, Gavin, Conner, and Corbin; siblings Pat Robison and Evelyn Perez both of Fort Wayne and Alice Villagomez of Decatur, IN.
He was preceded in death November 18, 2020 by his wife Marie L. "Marliese" Perez. Paul was also preceded in death by his siblings Doe, Jessie, Richard, and Joe Perez, Juanita Kamos, Ruby Cuellar, and Connie Granados.
Paul was a proud Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of Van Wert Post 178 of the American Legion.
He was a member of Van Wert St. Marks Lutheran Church and the United Auto Workers.
Paul had been employed as a machinist and retired from International Harvester in Fort Wayne after 34 Years of service.
Combined Funeral Services for Paul and Marie will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 28, 2020 at St. Marks Lutheran Church with Pastor Will Haggis officiating. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to services. Military Rites will be rendered by the combined Honors Unit of American Legion Post 178 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5803.
Preferred Memorials are to the Altzheimers Association,
Funeral arrangements have been made with the assistance of Brickner Funeral Home.
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