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Corvallis resident Paul Bousquet, age 86, passed peacefully the night of March 26th at the Stoney Brook Assisted Living Facility. He was born in Hollywood, California to Henry Bousquet and Dolores Villandre' Bousquet. He graduated from Loyola High School, Loyola University, and UCLA where he met his future wife Marilyn Panno. He married Marilyn in Los Angeles in 1953 and had two children, Henry James (Jim) and Christina Mignon. Paul held an advertising position with Sunshine Biscuits, Inc. in Los Angeles and was promoted to the head office in New York City where he worked for ten years. After moving to Corvallis in 1978, he continued working in advertising for West Coast Groceries and then the Corvallis Gazette-Times until his retirement. Paul served in the U.S. Army occupation forces in Japan in 1950 and in the Korean War in 1951 to 1953 then was honorably discharged. Paul had been a Knight of Columbus since 1955 and served a term as the Oregon State Deputy from 1991-1993 and also Vice Supreme Master of the Archbishop Blanchet Province from 1993-1997. He was also a member of the Korean War Veterans Association, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Legion. He was preceded in death by Marilyn, his wife of almost 60 years, and his daughter Christina. He is survived by his son Jim, daughter-in-law Terry, three granddaughters, and three great grandchildren. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Mary's Catholic Church in Corvallis on Friday April 10th at 12 noon, preceded by recitation of the Holy Rosary at 11:00AM. A reception will follow after the funeral in the gym. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Evergreen Hospice Service, The Knights of Columbus, or the Catholic Daughters organizations of Corvallis.

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