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Paul Storm

July 17, 1938-Feb. 10, 2010

Paul R. Storm, 71, of Detroit Lakes, died Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

Funeral services for Paul are set for 11 a.m. Monday, February 15 at Bakke Lutheran Church, rural Detroit Lakes, with Reverend Greg Anderson officiating.

Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to services on Monday. Interment will be in the spring at Bakke Lutheran Cemetery, rural Detroit Lakes.

Paul Richard Storm was born to William and Alice (Livingood) Storm on July 17, 1938 in Detroit Lakes, where he grew up and graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1956. After school, he enlisted in the United States Army and proudly served his country overseas in Germany.

Paul was honorably discharged on March 15, 1959. He was united in marriage to Evelyn "Evie" Tuhy on June 12, 1965 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes.

Paul worked in the maintenance department at Minnesota State Community & Technical College for over 23 years. Following his retirement, Paul became a full time grandpa. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren grow. His proudest moments were when his children and grandchildren were born.

Paul had such a love for nature; his family considered him Mr. Outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, taking his family on annual camping trips to South Dakota, and spending time lying out on his hammock. He also enjoyed watching the Minnesota Vikings along with hunting and fishing shows. Paul's zest for life made him many wonderful friends.

Paul is survived by his loving family, including wife Evie of Detroit Lakes; daughter, Lisa (Anthony) Mastin of Detroit Lakes; and son Jeff (Paula) Storm of Ramsey, Minn. He is also survived by his four grandchildren, Joshua Mastin, Mckenzie Mastin, Gavin Mastin and Luke Storm; along with one sister, Luann Howe of Sacramento, Calif., and two brothers, Harold (Pat) Storm of Bozeman, Mont., and Bill (Libby) Storm of Florida.

Preceding him in death were his parents; infant son Mark; one brother; Gary Storm; and one sister; LaVonne Storm.

David-Donehower Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements. Memories of Paul may be shared online at