Paul J. Christiansen Sr., 75, formerly of Greencastle, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born Jan. 15, 1935 in Indianapolis, the son of Herman and Helen (Hollingshead) Christiansen.
Raised in Oklahoma City, he returned to Indianapolis, where he met his wife, Joyce Guynes. They were married April 22, 1967, and she survives.
Survivors include his sons, Paul Jr., Craig (Elizabeth) and Kyle (Misty); his grandchildren, Megan, Annika, Sam, Grant, Henry and Kate; his sister, Madge Garwood, his brother-in-law Marcus Guynes and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Philip A. Christiansen.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Bowen officiating.
Visitation will be from 1 until time of service Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jackson Center for Developmental Education, 802 N. Old S.R. 67, Mooresville, IN, 46158.