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Douglas R. Paule

November 19, 1964 ~ April 24, 2023 (age 58) 58 Years Old

Douglas Paule Obituary

Douglas R. Paule, age 58, of Castalia, passed away Monday morning, April 24, 2023, in his residence.

He was born November 19, 1964, in Sandusky, and graduated from Margaretta High School in 1983.  He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, Castalia, and worked for Sandusky Machine and Tool for 39 years.  Doug was the Margaretta Livestock 4H advisor for 40 years and was a member of the Townsend Ruritan; he was also a huge Ohio State Fan. 

He is survived by his sister Linda Paule, Fremont; brother Mark (Kay) Paule; six nieces and nephews Jessica Paule, Jarrett Paule, Kaitlyn Rose, Christi Felder, Lynsay Sumser, and Garrett Alt; six great nieces and nephews; and countless adopted 4H kids. 

Doug was preceded in death by his parents Richard and Lois (Taylor) Paule; and a great niece. 

A celebration of life will be Friday, April 28, 2023, from 4-8 PM at Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia.

Memorials may be made to Margaretta Livestock 4H 5721 W. Bogart Rd., Castalia, OH 44824; Townsend Ruritan 5076 CR 247, Vickery, OH 43464; and Margaretta Fire Dept 113 South Ave. Castalia.  Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by visiting

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Celebration of Life
April 28, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service
610 S. Washington St.
Castalia, OHIO 44824


Townsend Ruritan
5076 County Rd 247, Vickery OH 43464

In care of Rick Keegan

Margaretta Township Fire Dept
113 South Ave., Castalia OH 44824

Margaretta Livestock 4H
5721 W. Bogart Rd, Castalia OH 44824


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