Paul Daniel Gleason
Paul Daniel Gleason, 73, of Springfield passed away at 3:15 pm, Sunday, August 28, 2016 at his home. He was born on April 5, 1943 in Montgomery County, Ohio to John Bernard and Priscilla Mae Bone Gleason. His parents, daughter, Lynette Hurst, grandson, Aaron Gleason, daughter-in-law, Adeline Gleason, sister, Diane Gleason and niece, Tracy Rinko preceded him in death.
He is survived by five daughters: Angela (Richard) Blair of Nora, IL, Kelli (Ed) Wedig of Gratiot, WI, Kathleen and Kristene Gleason both of Madison, WI and Ryanne Gleason of Springfield, one son: Christopher Gleason of Rapid City, SD; seventeen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one sister: Delores (Jack) Doll of Mundelein, IL and one brother: Donald Gleason of Springfield, and several nieces and nephews.
Paul retired as the program manager for the Department of Commerce & Community Affairs. He had also worked for Crawford and Company for nine years. Paul loved to travel and was known to one and all as a generous man who made everyone feel very special. He was a United States Army Veteran serving during Vietnam.
Memorial Gathering: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home in Springfield. Paul’s biking friends are welcome to come on two wheels.
Memorial Service: 12:30 pm, Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home in Springfield. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.