Paula J. Hochstatter, 88, of Sublette passed away Sept. 6, 2019, in OSF St. Paul Medical Center, Mendota.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Merritt Funeral Home, Men-dota with the Rev. Peter Pilon officiating. Burial will be at Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Peterstown. Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. in the funeral home.
Paula was born Feb. 11, 1931, in Galena, Mo., to Floyd and Eunice (Hawkins) Perryman. She married Harold Hochstatter on May 11, 1963, in Holy Cross Church, Mendota.
Paula was a graduate of Beauty Culture School in 1973. She owned and operated Paula’s Beauty Salon for over 25 years. She also worked at Conkey’s and Del Monte in Mendota. She was a member of Holy Cross Church and Mendota VFW Post 4079 Ladies Auxiliary. She loved the Chicago Cubs, Bears and Bulls, and sports in general.
She is survived by her son, James (Gina) Hochstatter of La Salle; brother, Robert Perryman of Elmwood; three grandchildren, Floyd (Susan) Jones, Zach (Katie Goble) Hochstatter and Abby Hochstatter; five great-grandchildren, Jaclynn Ridge, Colton Hochstatter, Liam Indigo, Sean Indigo and Calum Indigo and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2001, two sons, Rich Perryman and Jeff Jones; and 10 brothers and sisters, Jean, Delbert, Floyd, Ralph, Thelma, Shirley, Bonnie, Betty, Jack and J.D.
Memorials may be directed to the family.