Paul A. Mintzlaff, 71, of Greenville, entered his heavenly home on Thursday, February 17, 2022, with his wife of 45 years by his side. Paul was born December 6, 1950 in Port Washington, Wisconsin to F. Carl and Joyce Mintzlaff. His childhood was spent in Grafton, Wisconsin where he attended St. Paul Lutheran School and Grafton High School. After graduation, he served his country as a helicopter crew chief in the Wisconsin National Guard.
Having a love of nature and the outdoors, Paul attended UW-Stevens Point graduating with a B.S. degree in Forestry. For part of his class work, he attended a summer camp in Germany staying at a castle in the Black Forest. This is where he met his future wife who was also a natural resource major. They were united in marriage on October 9, 1976. Paul returned to college and obtained an RN degree. As a nurse, he touched many lives. During his career he first worked in the ER, then as an inmate health care provider and finally a home care case manager. Paul loved many outdoor activities including camping, fishing, hunting, golfing and gardening. He loved animals and had several pets that were considered part of the family.
His father F.C. Mintzlaff and brother Kurt Mintzlaff preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife Jeanne Mintzlaff, son Ian Mintzlaff, mother Joyce Mintzlaff, brother David (Tricia) Mintzlaff, sister-in-law Mary Nierode, nephews Chad (Michelle) Mintzlaff and Joseph Mintzlaff as well as several cousins.
A memorial service will be held Friday, March 4, 2022 11:00 AM at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, located at N1615 Meadowview Drive in Greenville, with Pastor Steve Kline and Pastor Chad Starfeldt officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 AM until the time of the service.