Terry Lee Pauff

December 11, 1949 ~ October 17, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Terry Pauff Obituary

Terry Lee Pauff, 73 of Findlay, passed away at 3:47am on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at the OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus.  He was born in Lima, OH on December 11, 1949 to the late RG and Lila R. (Miller) Pauff, Jr.  On December 11, 1970, he married Roseanna Courtney and they divorced.  He then married Colleen McDermott on November 26, 1997 and she survives in Findlay.

Terry is also survived by his daughter, Heather (Scott) McQuistion of Findlay; step-daughters, Niki (Brock) Galloway of Arlington and BrookeAnn Coulter of Holgate; eight grandchildren, Bailey (Cameron) Olmstead, Caleb Wellman, Arissa Looney, Kolten Rosebrook, Lola Jo Rosebrook, Daisy Kay Rosebrook, Ronan Galloway, and Orion Galloway; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Timothy Pauff of Lima; sisters, Virginia (Darrall) Kennedy of Lima and Joanna Jones of Columbus and his step-mother, Mary H. Bohenkamp and her family of Indiana.  He is preceded in death by a grandson; great-granddaughter, brother-in-law Quinan Jones, and his step-father, Ernie Zuber.

Terry was a 1968 graduate of Lima Senior High School and was employed at RCA/Intersil for 27 ½ years until they shut down.  He then worked as a landscaper for Feasel Garden Center.

Terry was a lover of many types of music and a musician as well. He loved the outdoors and taking trips to Mohican State Park, which included camping and hiking. He also enjoyed working in his yard or just sitting outside and enjoying the day.

He was known for his laid-back personality, his sense of humor and loved to laugh and have a good time.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 4-7pm on Friday, October 27, 2023 at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home, 500 Lima Ave, Findlay.  According to Terry’s wishes, there will be no funeral services.  Internment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to­­­ the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to benefit state parks in the area. 

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October 27, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home
500 Lima Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840


Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio State Parks & Watercraft
2045 Morse Road, Building A-3, Columbus OH 43229
Tel: 1-614-265-6561


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