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Mr. Paul E. Trueblood age 79 of Pekin passed away Sunday, August 14 at St. Vincent Hospital.  Mr. Trueblood was born May 29, 1937 in Salem the son of Russel and Catherine Chastain Trueblood.  He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Salem.  He was a Navy and Coast Guard veteran.  Mr. Trueblood was retired from Colgate. 

He is survived by his wife:  Joyce Gale Trueblood.  They were married May 26, 1972.  He is also survived by a son:  Joshua Paul Trueblood of Charlestown, Indiana, four daughters:  Vicky Trueblood of Ranson, Wisconsin, Sherrie Moungey of Sevierville, Tennessee, Shaunette Jenkins of Pekin and Sarah Parker of Corydon, three brothers, four sisters, 18 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters and his parents. 

Funeral services will be held Friday at 11:00AM at Weathers Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery with military honors.   Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8PM and Friday from 9AM-time of service.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Veterans Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas  66675.