- Passing of Dr. John Steven Paul
- Dr. John Steven Paul, age 58, passed away Friday, July 10, 2009. Dr. Paul joined the Valparaiso University faculty in 1979, as a professor of theatre, and he served for 20 years as department chair. Dr. Paul was the founder and director of Soul Purpose, the University’s student liturgical drama troupe, and most recently he was program director of the Lilly Fellows Program.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, at the Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Road, Valparaiso (219.462.0535) and Thursday, July 16,from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel of the Resurrection. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, July 16, at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of the Resurrection, Reverend Frederick Niedner presiding. A memorial service will be held in September.
Memorials may be made to the Valparaiso University Department of Theater or Christ College.
Please remember his wife, Margaret Franson, and her extended family in your prayers as they mourn their loss.