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Paul Eugene Schleicher

August 27, 1937 - September 5, 2019

Paul Eugene Schleicher, 82, formerly a resident of Tulsa Oklahoma and Kansas City, died Thursday, September 5, 2019, at his home in Pittsburg, Kansas.

He was born August 27, 1937, in Kansas City, Missouri the son of Leo and Madeline (Blake) Schleicher. Paul was a graduate from Bishop Miege High School and attended college at Pittsburg State University, where he was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 2015. He married Geneva Sayre in 1958, she resides at the home.

Paul worked as a manager for an energy company for many years. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Pittsburg and a member of the Crestwood Country Club.

Survivors include, his wife, three daughters, Kari Ryan (Steven Painter) of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Kristi Wallace (Glen Martin), of Kansas City, Missouri, Kelli (Lee) Parsons, of Shawnee, Kansas, brother, John Schleicher, of Kansas City, Kansas, ten Grandkids, and nine Great-Grandkids, cousins, Patsy and Allen Gilbert of Butler Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister.

There are no services planned at this time. Memorials may be left to the Pittsburg State University Football; these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home. Services by the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Pittsburg, 522 S. Broadway.

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