Dr. Carl Gabriel Paetz, Jr.
YOUNGTOWN, Arizona -- Dr. Carl Gabriel Paetz, Jr., 85, of Youngtown, Arizona, passed away on August 1, 2011.
Services have already been held in Arizona. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Chaplain Ministry of Cook Healthcare Center or Salvation Army.
Carl was born on January 12, 1925 in Muscatine, Iowa the son of Carl and Crystle Paetz.
He served honorably in the U.S. Navy. Throughout his career he worked in the family grocery business, insurance and education. Upon retirement he spent several years as a GSR at Chase Field, U.S. Airways Center and the former Dodge Theater.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret Paetz; his children, Lorri Paetz, Kerry Paetz and wife, Susan, Lisa Bodenstedt and husband, Rich, and Kristy Hjort and husband, Michael; grandchildren, Tyler and Reagan Hjort, and Christopher and Kyle Paetz; brothers, Gene Paetz and wife, Diane, and Bill Paetz and wife, Sally; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jack Paetz.