MOUNT CARROLL, Ill. — Lucille A. Paul, 82, of Mount Carroll, died Saturday at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Mount Carroll.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Frank-Law Jones Funeral Home, Mount Carroll. The Rev. Robert Schubert, pastor of Center Hill United Brethren Church in Mount Carroll, will be officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Mount Carroll. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the service time at the funeral home.

She was born July 8, 1923, to Richard and Martha Gast Beckenkeller in rural Carroll County, Ill. She married Robert M. Paul on Feb. 5, 1946. He died in 2004.

She helped her husband on the farm.

Survivors include several cousins.

Memorials may be made to the Mount Carroll Good Samaritan Nursing Home.

Online condolences may be made at

She was preceded in death by her husband and one sister.

Death date: Feb. 11, 2006#