He was born Aug. 1, 1935 in Boulder, Colo. to Alfred and Pauline (Waldron) Grotz. Paul and Jean McDevitt were united in marriage on Dec. 4, 1959 in York. Before retiring, Paul farmed in the York area and also worked for York County. Paul enjoyed the outdoors, beautiful flowers and bird watching. His family was his greatest joy.
Left to cherish his memory is one son, Michael Grotz of York; two daughters, Kim Teinert (Scott Folts) of York and Susan Jackson of Hastings; grandchildren, Shawn (Shannon) Suhr of Sutton, Steven (Marin) Suhr of Hastings, Samantha (Phillip) Keffer of Sutton and Lauren Teinert of Seward and eight great-grandchildren with two on the way. Also surviving are two brothers, Roy (Carol) Grotz of Oregon and Ralph (Linda) Grotz of Texas; one sister, Joyce (Wayne) Gilliland of Colorado.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son-in-law, Robert Jackson; nephews, Bob Grotz and Justin Grotz; one niece, Lisa McDevitt and a cousin, Tyler Grotz.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 at the Metz Chapel in York. Interment will follow in the Council Cemetery southwest of York.