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Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
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Paul David Pospischil
Paul David Pospischil, 70, of Cedar Rapids, died Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, at Hallmar following a long battle with dementia. Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John XXIII Catholic Church by the Rev. Richmond Dzekoe and Deacon Stan Scheiding. Burial: Friday at Calvary Cemetery, Freeport, Ill. A Vigil Service will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Teahen Funeral Home. Those not attending the Vigil Service may visit with the family on Tuesday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home and on Wednesday after 9 a.m. at the church.
Paul is survived by his daughter, Jennifer (Ethan) Elliott and their children, Athena and Elaina of Denver, Colo.; son, Nicholas (Amanda) Pospischil and their children, Kaelyn and Jackson of Cheyenne, Wyo.; mother, Joyce Pospischil; two brothers, Stephen (Marsha) Pospischil and their children, Chad and Beth Ann and William (Mary) Pospischil and their children, Kyle and Kelly, all of Freeport, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy, in January 2022; and his father, Joseph.
Paul was born on March 15, 1952, in Freeport, Ill., son of Joseph and Joyce Sturtevant Pospischil. He graduated in 1970 from Aquin High School, Freeport, Ill., and from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., in 1974 with a degree in electrical engineering. On July 5, 1975, Paul married Dorothy Hotaling in Freeport, Ill. He was an electrical engineer for Rockwell Collins, retiring in 2012. Paul was very passionate about his faith and a devoted member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fairfax and later, St. John XXIII Catholic Church.
Paul liked woodworking, loved to shop at hardware stores and even called Menards his “toy store.” He enjoyed reading, putzing around the house, working on home projects and helping friends with their home projects. He loved his family and friends and will be deeply missed.
Memorials may be directed to Hallmar 701 10th St. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403; or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online condolences can be left at www.teahenfuneralhome.com.