Deacon Oswald Dies Dec. 3
December 17, 2020
LAKEWOOD—Deacon Paul M. Oswald of Lakewood died Dec. 3, 2020.  
 
He was born Dec.  25, 1954, in El Paso, Texas, to Paul and Catherine Oswald.
 
He was ordained to the permanant deaconate for the Rockford Diocese in 2012. He served at Resurrection Parish in Woodstock.
 
Deacon Oswald is survived by his wife of 41 years, Mary; sons, Paul Jr. “PJ”, and Ryan Oswald; brothers, Michael (Patty), Kevin (Linda), Sean (Debbie), Brian (Carol), and Dennis (Sheryln) Oswald; brother-in-law, Carl Hengst; and many nieces, nephews, godchildren and friends.  
 
He was preceded in death by his brother, Neil; sister, Colleen Hengst; nephew, Mikey; and his parents.
 
The funeral Mass was held Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at Resurrection Parish. Burial was private.
 
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, www.alz.org; or to JourneyCare Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.
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