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Paul Richard Greszler, age 97

Paul Richard Greszler, 97, of Little Rock, Arkansas passed away peacefully at his home on December 25, 2022. Paul was born in Henrietta, Ohio on January 19, 1925, to the late Stephen Greszler and Anna (Szabo) Greszler (both of whom immigrated to the United States from Hungary).

He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 68 years Marion (Igel) Greszler; his children Mary Ann Greszler, Elizabeth Greszler, and Paul Greszler, Jr.; his grandson Christopher Reeves; and his 11 siblings Peter Greszler, Joseph Gressler, Frank Greszler, Anna Hurd, Dezso Greszler, Rose Snow, Evelyn Giguere, Alexander Greszler, Margaret Holomuzki, Caroline Bradford and Virginia Princic.

He is survived by his children JoAnn (Ben) Reeves, David (Linda) Greszler, Mark (Cecile) Greszler, Debra Greszler, Diane (Pete) Hoelscher; his 19 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great- grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

Paul served in both World War II and the Korean War; joining the Navy in 1942, at the age of 17.  While in the Navy he was a deep-sea welder and served on the USS Zeus.  He transferred to the Army in 1948 as an Engineer.  He served for over 20 years and attained the rank of Major.

He loved riding his motorcycles, horses and tractors; always ready for the next adventure.  He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church and volunteered with Hospice for over 20 years.  He will be missed by all that knew him.

Inurnment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.  A private service for the family will take place.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation be made to a local hospice organization.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Teresa Chase Posted December 29, 2022 6:18 PM

    A donation was made in Uncle Paul’s honor to Samaritan Honars Veterans from Caroline’s children.

  • Susan Setter Posted December 29, 2022 7:37 PM

    Diane, you and your family are in our prayers. Hugs!!

  • Linda Austin Posted January 2, 2023 5:36 AM

    A donation was made in Uncle Pauls honor from Ron, Sis and Linda to Hospice Volunteers of Waterville. We love you and are thinking of you. Linda

  • S Posted July 22, 2023 2:31 PM

    Paul was a very kind man. He was always friendly and I never heard him say a mean word about anyone. Paul worked hard and diligently for his family. He was a true gentleman.

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