R.T. Paullin

retired Michigan funeral director, died October 13, 2012, at age 77. Paullin attended Central Michigan University and graduated in 1957 from Wayne State University School of Mortuary Science. He was a licensed funeral director for more than 50 years. In 1968, he established Paullin Funeral Home, Mancelona, and later opened Paullin Funeral Home, East Jordan, serving the communities until he retired in 1995. He was a member and past president of the Mancelona/Bellaire Rotary Club, serving in all offices, and a past president of the Mancelona School Board, also serving in all offices. Paullin was involved in the Michigan Funeral Directors Association, serving in all offices. He served on the Finance Committee of the Houghton Lake United Methodist Church and on the Houghton Lake Improvement Board. He is survived by wife Patricia; daughters Cathryn, Linda and Cynthia; son R.T. III; and six grandchildren.