Paul D. Eichorst, 84 of Channahon IL (formerly of Pierceton, IN) passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022, peacefully surrounded by his family. He was born on March 4, 1937 in South Bend IN.
He graduated in 1955 from South Bend Central High School, attended Indiana University in Bloomington, and was a United States Army Veteran. He was married on February 7, 1959 in South Bend to Diane M. Nowatka, who survives. Paul retired from Unocal Corporation in 1997. He grew up in South Bend, lived in Illinois most of his life. In 2005, they moved to Pierceton/ North Webster, Indiana to spend his retirement with Diane on the lake. They recently returned to Illinois to be near their growing family. Paul was a member of the American Legion Post 253 in North Webster Indiana.
He is survived by his loving wife, Diane of 62 years and two daughters, Leeann (Gary) Fox of Wilmington, IL and Amy (Christopher) Caldwell of Channahon, IL Also survived by his grandchildren, Matthew Fox, Brandon (Megan) Fox, Corey (Jayleen) Jones, Kaitlyn (Cody) Staehely, Kyle Caldwell and girlfriend, (Molly Lent), Megan Caldwell and fiancé, (Noah Jawdat) and great grandchildren Gavin and Brynlee Fox, Adaleen Jones and Lucas Staehely. One brother John Eichorst of South Bend Indiana.
He was preceded in death by his brother Louis Eichorst of Essex, IL and his parents Paul G. and Mary (Paege) Eichorst.
Cremation will take place with a private celebration of life to be held at a later date.
Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.