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Paul A. Himes

Published: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 3:20 p.m. CST

GARDNER — Mr. Paul A. Himes, 83, of Gardner, passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, with family at his side, under the care of Joliet Area Community Hospice.

Paul enlisted in the U.S. Navy. The Korean Conflict recalled him back into military service where he was commissioned into the Marine Corps as a fighter pilot.

Cremation rites will be accorded.

Private family services will be held.

Inurnment will be at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Ill.

Condolences to the family can be shared online at

R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd. & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood, is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call (815) 458-2336.

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