Paul S. Zuger, Jr.
June 2, 1952 – February 19, 2023
Paul Zuger of Omaha passed away on February 19, 2023. He was born in Omaha on June 2, 1952, to Paul S. Zuger, Sr., and Sarah J. (Aliano) Zuger.
Paul graduated from Archbishop Ryan High School in 1970, then married the love of his life, Susan Leise, on April 7, 1972. They were blessed with 3 boys: Brian, Kevin, and Greg.
A skilled carpenter and craftsman, Paul and his father owned P&S Carpet Services in Omaha. Enthusiastic about his woodworking skills, Paul built his own burial vessel. A devoted Catholic, Paul donated his time at several parishes over the course of his life. Always striving to be selfless, Paul was often found volunteering, helping family and friends in any way he could. As a youth baseball coach, he influenced many young minds in South Omaha.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Paul Sr. and Sarah Zuger; sister, Sandra Fuller; and brother, Patrick Zuger.
Survived by wife, Susan Zuger; sons, Brian (Heather) Zuger, Kevin (Kerin) Zuger, Greg (Alicia) Zuger; sisters, Suzie (Gregg) Slunicko, Shirley (Clay) Monical; brother-in-law, Dave Fuller; 3 grandchildren, Owen, Lauren, & Nicholas Zuger; and many nieces and nephews. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him and his joking manner.
Paul had a heart for kids. Therefore, in lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to The Hope Center for Kids or Holy Cross Scholarship Fund.
Paul’s Daily Prayer: Heavenly Father, thank you very much for giving and sharing Your new and eternal life with the abused, abandoned, unborn, neglected, and troubled children of this world. Though we may or may not know them now, in time to come, we will all share in Your Son’s happiness. Amen.
VISITATION: Thursday, Feb. 23, at 10am, followed by MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 11:00AM all at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 4810 Woolworth Ave.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Hope Center for Kids or Holy Cross Educational Fund.
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