Paul Henry Mohle, 84, of Lockhart, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, surrounded by his loving family and friends.
Paul was born Feb. 4, 1930, the son of Jesse Louis and Mildred (Finfrock) Mohle. After graduating Lockhart High School, he attended Texas A&M University, where he was a proud member of the Texas A &M Corps of Cadets and The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band. He served honorably in the Marine Corps in the Korean War and, after, returned to complete his degree in agronomy from Texas A&M University.
While working with the U.S. Soil Conservation Service, Paul met and married the love of his life, Emma Lue Sultemeier. They returned to Lockhart, where he became a partner in the family business, The Lockhart Post-Register.
Paul later worked in real estate and with the Texas Railroad Commission, all the while pursuing his love of ranching and working on the land. While he never actually retired from ranching, after retiring from his other pursuits, Paul and Emma Lue enjoyed many years of traveling, time with family, dancing, dominoes and active service with their many church and civic groups.
Paul is proceeded in death by his parents and brother, Louis.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Emma Lue; daughters Lue Ann Meyers and husband, Otto, and Emi Lee Norris and husband, Charles; and four grandchildren: William Paul Meyers and wife, Gabbie, Anna Meyers, Ava Norris and Wesley Norris.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 5 – 8 p.m. at McCurdy Funeral Home in Lockhart. The funeral service will be Thursday, Feb. 27, at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church Lockhart. Interment will be at 3 p.m. at the Post Oak Cemetery near Johnson City.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church Lockhart 313 W. San Antonio, Lockhart, Texas, 78644 or the Post Oak Cemetery (c/o Perry Sultemeier) 5421 RR 1323, Johnson City, Texas, 78626.