PAUL HERMAN ZANDER of South Euclid, Ohio passed in his sleep on January 13, 2014, a few weeks after celebrating his 98th birthday. He is survived by his devoted wife of 73 years, Ruth; his children Paul A. (Cathy) and Nancy; grandchildren Virginia, David, Jennifer and Jeffrey; and great-grandson Julian. He is preceded in death by his parents Paul M. and Charlotte, and his sisters Emily, Charlotte, Martha and Elizabeth "Betty." He was a professional painter and decorator as well as an avid gardner and ham radio operator. He was known for his sense of humor and sharp dressing. US Navy veteran of WWII from 1944 to 1945. The family will receive friends at Willow Praise Church, 32901 Vine Street, Willowick on January 25 from 2:30-4:30 PM with service immediately following. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 74924, Cleveland, Ohio 44194. The family would like to thank his home nurses, Theresa and Sue, as well as the staff at UH Richmond Medical Center, for their incredible care and compassion.