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Paul J. McCauley

April 24, 1928 January 7, 2019
Paul J. McCauley
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Obituary for Paul J. McCauley

Paul J. McCauley, age 90 of Gratiot, WI passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at Lafayette Manor in Darlington. He was born April 24, 1928 in Shullsburg, WI the son of William and Roseanna (Burns) McCauley. Paul attended St. Matthew’s Grade School. He was united in marriage to Dolores Schaaf on June 23, 1951 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mineral Point, WI. They lived in Shullsburg until 1959 when they moved to Gratiot where they have resided since.

Paul is survived by his wife: Dolores at home; 12 children: Carol (Tom) Landers of Mishawaka, IN, Pat (Becki) McCauley of Argyle, WI, Kay (Bob) Muchka of Oconomowoc, WI, Mary Lou (Terry) Pickett of South Wayne, WI, Larry (Anne) McCauley of Salisburg, MD, Beth (John) Schadewalt of New Glarus, WI, Matthew (Cathy) McCauley of Gratiot, Laura (Mike) Craze of Fond du Lac, WI, Martha (Tom) Dillon of Apple River, IL, Tom (Melissa) McCauley of Brimfield, IL, Tim McCauley of Alexandria, VA, and Teresa (Mark) Hanson of Dane, WI; 32 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and one brother: William (Geraldine) McCauley of Cuba City, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son: Michael, in 1968; and three sisters: Frances Durrstein, Lillian Hodgeson, and Donna McCauley.

Paul was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in South Wayne and Farm Bureau. He loved farming, enjoyed gardening on a small scale, playing cards and pool. Paul cherished his family, especially his grandchildren and the memories they created together. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday January 12, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (5685 Main St., Gratiot) with Rev. Sudhakar Devarapu officiating. A visitation at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will be held Friday January 11, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M followed by the rosary at 7:00 P.M. There will also be a visitation, Saturday January 12, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. at the church. Burial will be in St. Matthew’s Cemetery in Shullsburg. The Erickson Funeral Home in Shullsburg is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Paul’s name.


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Visitation

Friday

11

Jan

5:00 PM 1/11/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/11/2019 7:00:00 PM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

5685 Main Street
Gratiot, WI 53541

A visitation will also be held Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. until 10:45 A.M. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Gratiot.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
5685 Main Street Gratiot 53541 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

12

Jan

11:00 AM 1/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

5685 Main Street
Gratiot, WI 53541

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
5685 Main Street Gratiot 53541 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Matthew's Cemetery Final Resting Place

508 Park Place
Shullsburg, WI 53586

508 Park Place Shullsburg 53586 WI
United States

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