CHARLESTON - Paul Everett Hulshof, 68, of rural Charleston, died at 8:35 a.m. Nov. 22, 2002, at his home.
Born Dec. 31, 1933, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Henry B. and Emma Priggel Hulshof, he had lived in New Madrid and Mississippi counties most of his life and was a well-known farmer and landowner. He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, past member and grand regent of the Knights of Columbus and had attended Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield. He also served in the National Guard for over 20 years.
On July 7, 1956 he married Geri Moody who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, U.S. Rep. Kenny and Renee Hulshof of Columbia; three brothers, Francis Hulshof of Portageville, Joe Hulshof of Perkins and Vincent Hulshof of Benton; two sisters, Rosemary Brown of Memphis and Jane Marie Duenne of Charleston; and one granddaughter, Casey Hulshof of Columbia.
One sister, Mary Emma Hulshof, preceded him in death.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Monday at McMikle Funeral Home where prayers will be recited at 7 p.m. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Henry Catholic Church with Gerald Brown, pastor, and David Hulshof of Springfield serving as celebrants. His son, Kenny Hulshof, will offer the eulogy.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Caruthersville.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
St. Henry's Catholic School
306 Court Street
Charleston, Mo. 63834