Larry A. Paul

Moro | Saturday, December 31 2011

Larry A. Paul, 63, passed away at 6:15 pm Saturday, December 31, 2011 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri with his family by his side.

He was born August 14, 1948 in Alton, IL, the son of Harold E. and Arlene J. (Bivens) Paul. 

He married Elaine F. Kulash on October 2, 1971 in Staunton.  She survives. 

He served his country in the U.S. Army in the 7th Calvary during the Vietnam War.  He was a truck driver for Growmark.  He was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Bethalto.  He enjoyed horses and was the lead guitar player in his band “Shadow of Doubt”, but most of all he loved being with his family and friends.

In addition to his wife of Moro and his parents of Roswell, NM, he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jeremy and Saori Paul and a daughter, Laura Paul all of Bethalto; a grandson, Tyler J. Paul and a brother and sister-in-law, Gerald and Shera Paul and a sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Jake Schmid all of Roswell, NM.

Visitation will be from 10 am until a funeral Mass at 12 Noon on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Bethalto with Father Tom Liebler officiating.   

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church. 

Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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