July 21, 1938 — Nov. 12, 2017
It is with sorrow that we announce the death of Paul A. Fastabend. He passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, at the age of 79.
Paul was born in Astoria, Oregon, to John and Elizabeth (Shea) Fastabend. Paul married JoAnne Gross, and they lived in Astoria, Oregon; Auburn, Washington; and Kenosha, Wisconsin; before retiring to Warrenton, Oregon.
Paul was a supervisor with American National Can and Selgan Containers company and retired in 2005.
In his spare time, Paul enjoyed flying small-engine aircrafts and trips to Alaska.
He is survived by his wife, JoAnne; three sons, Scott and Terry Fastabend of Warrenton, Oregon, and Patrick and his wife, Mary, of Bonney Lake, Washington; two granddaughters, Eva and Teresa; brothers John (Jack) of Richland, Washington, and Robert of Vancouver, Washington; and a sister, Catherine VanHorn of Astoria, Oregon.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Joseph, Donald, William and Charles Anthony.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lower Columbia Hospice.