Paul T. Thorpe

Paul Thomas Thorpe, 63, of Fond du Lac, died unexpectedly on Friday, September 14, 2018, as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

He was born on June 3, 1955, in Fond du Lac, the son of Donald and Dorothy Miller Thorpe. He was a graduate of L.P. Goodrich High School, Class of 1973. He attended vocational school and was a graduate in the Diesel Mechanic Program.

Paul owned his own business, Paul’s Snowplowing LLC for over 23 years. He was a member of Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, and was a member of National Ski Patrol. He enjoyed being outside, and was an umpire for City Softball League for a number of years.

He is survived by three children: Tom (Lauren Nourse) Thorpe of Fond du Lac, Bonnie (Kyle) Meyer of Mt. Calvary and Crystal Schwochert of Glenbeulah; two grandchildren: Kallie and Max; four sisters: Jo Wischnewski of Fond du Lac, Donna (LeRoy) Elmer of Madison, Kerry (Steve) Sheridan of Fond du Lac, and Robin (Terry) Fink of Fond du Lac, and many other family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother-in-law Gary Wischnewski.

VISITATION: Friends may call on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac and again on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, 55 Prairie Road, Fond du Lac.

FUNERAL: Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, 55 Prairie Road, with Rev. Mark Parsons officiating. Cremation will follow the traditional service, and inurnment will take place at Rienzi Cemetery at a later date.

Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family, 920-921-4420