Paul Powers
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Visitation for Family and Friends

9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Henderson-Barker Funeral Home West Branch
201 Pedersen St., PO Box 206
West Branch, Iowa, United States

Obituary of Paul G. Powers

Iowa City, Iowa

Paul G. Powers, 82, passed away Wednesday May 23, 2018 at Iowa City Rehab Center.

Visitation for family and friends will be held Wednesday, May 30, 2018 from 9 to 11 at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Branch. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Paul was born October 2, 1935 in Tipton, Iowa the son of Olin and Ethel (Taylor) Powers. On July 6, 1963 he was united in marriage to Edna Mae VanAucken in West Branch. He served in the US Army during Korea and Vietnam. Paul had been employed with Rockwell Trucking and later at Walnut Grove in West Liberty for 23 years.  

He enjoyed camping, riding bike and ice hockey.    

Survivors include two children: Paul (Nicole) Powers Jr. of Lakewood, Washington, Dan Powers of West Branch and a son in law Mitch Kneppers of West Branch. Grandchildren: Christopher Powers, Nicole Harris, Michael Powers, Jennifer Powers, Tabitha Powers, Ronald Smith, Jessica Smith and Dalton Lunsford, great grandchildren: Christa Powers, Maddalee Powers, Camden Powers, Zane Lopez, Josiah Lopez, Gabriel Lopez and McKenna Powers. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Edna Mae, daughter Nancy Kneppers, 4 brothers and 8 sisters.


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