Paul Blanchard died April 12. He was 95.

Mr. Blanchard was born April 8, 1919. He retired from the Union Pacific Railroad and was a World War II veteran. 

He was preceded in death by his wife Clara and son, Steve. He is survived by children, Bill, Rex and Paula; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 8, at Christ the King Church in Milwaukie.