Paul Janow, age 94, formally of Roswell, New Mexico passed away peacefully Sunday August 7, 2016 at his home in Great Falls, Montana with his companion Lydia Flores by his side. A graveside service will be held 11:00 A.M., Monday, August 15, 2016 at South Park Cemetery. Pastor Rick Hale of Grace Community Church will be officiating.
Paul was born to James F. and Mary Lou Million-Janow on December 6, 1921 in Woodward, Oklahoma. A military veteran, Paul served his country in the United States Coast Guard. He worked for most of his life as a heavy equipment operator all over the country. Paul married Irene Ruby Fuller on April 15, 1951 in Oklahoma.
Paul met Lydia Flores in 2001, their traveling then commenced where they enjoyed antiquing, sighting seeing, and just enjoying each other's company; as well as sitting on the deck drinking coffee and talking. Paul was a very gentle man, never raising his voice. He was a great story teller and loved to tell jokes as well. His loves were his cookies and coffee, and enjoyed all of the parties that were given by Lydia and her family.
He is preceded in death by his parents James F. and Mary Lou Million-Janow; his widow Irene Ruby Fuller-Janow; and sister Ethel Ellsworth of Spearman, Texas.
He is survived by Lydia Flores his companion of the home; niece Joyce Hargrove and her husband Carroll of Roswell, N.M.; as well as other family members.
He will be greatly missed and always loved by Lydia, family, and friends. They are comforted in knowing that they will see him again one day.