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Paul W. Yenger ’81

Paul W. Yenger ’81 passed away December 28, in Temple. He retired from the United States Army as Chief Warrant Officer-CW2 after serving 20 years. His decorations, medals, and citations include: Vietnam Service Medal with one Silver and one Bronze Service Stars; Bronze Star Medal; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Good Conduct Medal Clasp, Bronze, three Loops; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with palm; SS (Carbine); Good Conduct Medal 1st Award; Expert (Rifl e M1); and MM (Rifl e M14) GCM 2nd Award. Paul was also a welding instructor and department head at Temple College for ten years. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Temple; past master of the Hiram Masonic Lodge No. 819 in Ludwigsburg, Germany; honorary past master of the Robert Burns Masonic Lodge in Round Rock; and the past master of the King Solomon Masonic Lodge No. 1427 in Temple. He was also a past patron and treasurer of the Vashti Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star.