Paul Povsche

January 21, 1930 — September 18, 2016

Paul Povsche

Paul Povsche, age 86, passed away at South Lincoln Medical Center in Kemmerer, WY. On September 18, 2016.


He was born on January 21, 1930 at the Povsche Ranch, Fontenelle Basin in the kitchen with the wood stove a blazin.


Paul was the sixth child of Dominick and Rosalia Povsche, immigrants from Yugoslavia.  He worked on the family ranch until the death of his father at which time the homestead was sold.  He found his next job at FMC Coke Plant for a short period of time and went on to the Kemmerer School District where he was a custodian.  He then found himself at the First National Bank of Kemmerer in that same capacity and retired in 1999.  He and his wife, Verna then became snow birds, spending winters in Lake Havasu, AZ., but always returned to Kemmerer to be with family and friends.  Paul loved fishing and hunting mushrooms and belonged to many different organizations including, Lincoln County Search and Rescue, Commissary Commandos, Kemmerer Fire Department, and was President of the local FOE 2341 to mention a few.


Paul is survived by his wife Verna of Kemmerer, WY.; a sister, Mimi (Dean) Peterson of Washington, UT.; his stepchildren, Bob (Nancy) Combs of Kemmerer, WY.; Jim (Late Julie) of Kemmerer, WY.; and Dianne (Late Charlie) Maffei of Laramie, WY.; and many nieces and nephews and grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Pat, brothers, Stanley (Jean) Dominick, John (Lucille); sisters, Anna (Bill) Meyerschough, Sophie (Joe) Spolar, and brothers-in-law John (late Fern) Hunzie, Chuck (Eva) Hunzie, and Harry (Late Patty) Hunzie.


Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ball Family Chapel, Kemmerer, WY. 


At Paul’s request, there will be no services.


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