Mr. Paul R. Newfer, age 73 of Newaygo, died Monday, April 26, 2004 Gerber Memorial Health Services in Fremont. He was born Paul Russel Newfer in Alger, Ohio the son of Murieal (Porter) and Herman Russel Newfer on July 24, 1930. He married Jeanette Josephine Kusyn on May 7, 1952 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was in Cable Repair for 34 years for Ameritech until 1988. Then he was employed by Larry's RV for 9 years in the repair department until 1996. He was a member of Newaygo United Methodist Church and of A. R. R. L. Ham Radio Operator #KC8CUW.

He is survived by his wife Jeanette Newfer, his children Lisa & Gary Sharp of Newaygo, Scott & Rebecca Newfer of Okemos, Fletcher & Jennifer Newfer of Newaygo, 2 grandchildren, his sisters Florance Bodnar of Grant, Violet & John Howell of Muskegon.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A. M from the Newaygo United Methodist Church, on Saturday, May 8, 2004 with Rev. Don Fry officiating. There will be no visitation. For Memorials In lieu of flowers please consider Love, INC. and/or Hospice of Michigan-Newaygo County.

McKinley Funeral Home, Newaygo 231-652-5613. http:\\