Paul Birch, 82

Service pendingPaul Birch, 82, of Columbia City, and a winter resident of Naples, Fla., passed away at 3:30 a.m. Thursday, March 17, 2011 at his residence. Among survivors are his wife, Karin Birch of Columbia City; two children, Rebecca Yann and Ethan Birch; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be scheduled for a future date. Visit to send family condolences or sign the guest register.