Paul Bieret, age 85, of Wall Lake, IA, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Twilight Acres Nursing Home in Wall Lake, IA. Paul Vernon Bieret was born on March 16, 1936, to parents Mike and Rena (Peters) Bieret. He grew up southwest of Wall Lake, where he was baptized and confirmed at the Wheatland Presbyterian Church. Paul attended grade school through the eighth grade at Rural Wall Lake Levy #7 and graduated from Wall Lake High School with the class of 1954.
A few years after graduation, Paul was united in marriage to Norma Jean Ang on September 7, 1958, at the Evangelical Free Church in Kiron, IA. Shortly after their marriage, Paul joined the Army Reserves for six years until his honorable discharge on June 30, 1964.
Paul and Norma made their home on the family century farm south of Wall Lake, where they were blessed with three children: Sherri, Dave, and Chris. Paul was a long time farmer and business owner. He worked at the Farmland Packing Plant for 12 years, and then owned Wall Lake Used Parts from 1977 to 2001. In his free time, Paul enjoyed playing cards and going to coffee with friends. He also liked to watch NFL football and cheered on the Seattle Seahawks. Paul was a big supporter of the Fire Department in Wall Lake, and donated the land where the current station was built. Norma and Paul also loved to travel and took many trips throughout their lives, including traveling to Hawaii once a year for thirty years. They also spent the past few years enjoying the Arizona weather during the winter months. Paul cherished his time spent with kids and grandchildren. Paul will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 62 years, Norma Bieret of Wall Lake, IA; children: Sherri (Marty) Woerdehoff of Wall Lake, IA, and Chris (Sharon) Bieret of Wall Lake, IA; daughter-in-law Jan Bieret of Wall Lake, IA; grandchildren: Jeremy (Jennifer) Wunschel of Wall Lake, IA, Josh Bieret of Breda, IA, Jenny (Sean Staiert) Bieret of Des Moines, IA, Josie (Adam) Potthoff of Breda, IA, Jesse (Maggie) Bieret of Wall Lake, IA, Jake (Haylee) Bieret of Wall Lake, IA, Nici (Nick) Klocke of Dedham, IA, Jordan (Kelsey) Bieret of Wall Lake, IA, and Carly Bieret of Omaha, NE; 21 great- grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; brothers: George Bieret of Wall Lake, IA, and Leroy (Reva) Bieret of Wall Lake, IA; sisters: Darlene Lundberg of Wall Lake, IA, and Lucille (Bill) Geake of Wall Lake, IA; several nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends.
Paul was preceded in death by his son Dave; parents Mike and Rena Bieret; father and mother-in-law Wilmer and Maxine Ang; in-laws Willis “Bud” Lundberg, LaVonne Bieret, Jim Ang, and Jerry and Bev Ang.