Paton – Robert D. Paullin 76, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2023 in Paton. Memorial Services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2023 at Zion Lutheran Church, Gowrie, with Pastor Jim Davis officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the Church until service time. Burial of ashes will be at Paton Township Cemetery, Paton, with Military Rites by the United States Army Honor Guard. Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family. Palmer Funeral Home, Gowrie is serving the family.
Robert is survived by his wife Audra of 56 years; sons, Tim (Trisha) Paullin of Mapleton, and Scott (Mathew) Paullin of Scottsdale, AZ; two grandsons, Tate and Bodin Paullin; step-grandsons, Hunter and Colton Sadler; sister Lila Ross of Branson, MO; brother Jerry Paullin of Dayton; beloved furry friend Riley; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Willerd and Marjorie Mae (Whetstone) Paullin.
Robert Dean Paullin was born September 23, 1946 at Guthrie Center, Iowa. He attended country schools in Guthrie Center and graduated from Jefferson High School, with the Class of 1964. Robert served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War earning the rank of Sargeant. On June 24, 1967 he was united in marriage to Audra Hintz at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Farnhamville. Following Robert’s honorary discharge, the couple made their home in Paton, where Robert owned and operated Paullin Garage. Robert was an avid tractor restorer and collector. He also enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, and tractor pulling. Robert was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, a past Councilman for the City of Paton, and a former volunteer fireman.
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