Paul R. Haist, 92, of Mentone, Indiana passed at 9:20 a.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
He was born on Aug. 24, 1924 in Hersey, Michigan to Herbert and Lena (Haist) Haist.
He was married on Oct. 5 1946 in Hersey, Michigan to Eva Mae Loker she survives.
He was farmer, Agri-businessman, owned the Agri-Center feed and grain elevator of Mentone for 25 years, as well as a real estate agent.
He was a graduate Hersey High School. Paul also attended Michigan State University. He was a 4-H leader and a Sunday school teacher. He was a member of the Mentone United Methodist Church and the Mentone Lions Club. He hosted the Michigan Beef Tour and had received MSU awards for agricultural output.
He is survived by his wife Eva Mae Haist, Mentone, Ind; daughter Jacalyn Haist, Mentone, Ind; sons Herb Haist, Mentone, Ind., Randy Haist, Dayton, Ohio; grandaughter Meredith and husband Travis Adams, Mentone, Ind.
He was preceded in death by his son, parents and brother Glen.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at Mentone United Methodist Church, 116 East Main St., Mentone, Indiana. Pastor Jason Rice will be officiating.
A graveside service will take place at a later date in the Hersey Village Cemetery, Hersey, Michigan
Memorial Contributions to: In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Heifer International Attn: Donor Services P.O. Box 8058 Little Rock, AR 72203 https://fundraise.heifer.org/paulhaist