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Paul A. AmichauxNovember 5, 1930 – October 15, 2004

Post Independent Writer

Paul A. Amichaux, a long-time Glenwood Springs resident and business owner, entered into God’s care Friday, Oct. 15, 2004, at the Glen Valley Nursing Home in Glenwood Springs at the age of 73.Paul was born the son of Archie and Bertha (Hoffman) Amichaux on Nov. 5, 1930, in Glenwood. Paul died on his 49th wedding anniversary. He wed Jacqueline Chapman on Oct. 15, 1955, in Warrington, England. Paul was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 22 years of service. He was stationed in various locations such as Turkey, Germany, and Hawaii. Along with Hawaii, Paul and his family traveled and lived in a vast area of western Europe. Honorably discharged, he was recognized as a senior master sergeant E-9.Paul graduated in 1948 from Garfield County High School. He attended the University of Denver for two years on a football scholarship and played in the Hula Bowl. He attained his college degree from the University of Maryland through the military program.Paul’s family owns and operates Ami’s Acres in West Glenwood. Paul enjoyed the wonderful scenery and the background country Colorado has to offer. He also enjoyed traveling, jeeping, his horses, telling stories, genealogy studies and joke telling, was a rock-hound, and had a wonderful sense of humor. He loved his family, his friends, and the wonderful community he lived in for so many years.Paul is survived by his wife, Jacqueline, of Glenwood; his four children, Calvin P. Amichaux of Glenwood, Cheryl Dunlap of Silt, Roxanne Christner of Glenwood and Craig Amichaux of Glenwood; two sisters, Joyce L. Reiche of Eagle and Janice George of Glenwood; and six grandchildren, Jason and Brian Dunlap, Angela and Jeremy Christner, and Shelbi and Haley Amichaux.Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the First United Methodist Church in Glenwood with a graveside service at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Rosebud Cemetery, also in Glenwood. The Rev. Lauren Martin will officiate. A reception will follow at his son Craig’s home, 163 County Road 132 in West Glenwood, where everyone is welcome to attend and share stories to celebrate Paul’s life. Memorials may be made to your charity of choice in Paul’s memory. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Rocky Mountain Funeral Home, 318 North St., Breckenridge, and funeral director Troy Stempek.Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19, at the First United Methodist Church in Glenwood with a graveside service at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Rosebud Cemetery, also in Glenwood. The Rev. Lauren Martin will officiate. A reception will follow at his son Craig’s home, 163 County Road 132 in West Glenwood, where everyone is welcome to attend and share stories to celebrate Paul’s life. Memorials may be made to your charity of choice in Paul’s memory. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Rocky Mountain Funeral Home, 318 North St., Breckenridge, and funeral director Troy Stempek.


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