Rev. Paul W. Iwig

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The Rev. Paul Wesley Iwig, 85, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka, Kansas. He was born on Sept. 28, 1932, in Huscher, Kansas, the son of the Rev. Herbert and Ethel Jones Iwig.

Paul graduated from Longford High School in 1950, then attended Kansas State for two years before attending North Central Illinois University. He received his Master of Divinity in 1956. Paul served churches as an EUB and later as a United Methodist minister ​at​ Coal Creek, Alida, Emporia, Olpe, Madison, Big Springs, Stull and Lyndon, Kansas. He was a member of the Lyndon United Methodist Church and the Lyndon Lions Club.

On Aug. 18, 1956, Paul was united in marriage to Joyce Jones in Gillett. To this union four daughters were born.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Ethel; and by his sister, Carolyn Forney.

Paul is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joyce, of the home; his four daughters, Becky (Jim) Galbraith, of Climax Springs, Missouri, Deb (Gene) Koepke, of Columbia, Missouri, Judy Iwig, of Topeka, and Angie (Mike) Peterson, of Vassar; his brother, the Rev. Jim (Myrna) Iwig, of Newton; seven grandchildren, Chris (Josh) Kobuszewski, Joe Landis, Caity Hermann, Jackson Hermann, Shelby Sellers, A.J. Sellers and Sadie Sellers; four great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; 10 step-great-grandchildren; nephew Paul Forney and great nephew, Brandon Fanders.

Funeral services for Paul w​ere held on Saturday, March 3, in Lyndon, Kansas​. Burial w​as​ in the Lyndon Cemetery. ​

M​emorial contributions​ may be made to the Lyndon United Methodist Church or Lions Club International Foundation, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Avenue, Lyndon, KS 66451.

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