Paul E. Elsner, 93, of Paris, Texas and formerly of Corpus Christi, passed away Nov. 20, 2010. Mr. Elsner was born Dec. 27, 1916 in San Antonio to Paul Otto and Mary Annie Serck Elsner.

Mr. Elsner was a member of the Masonic Lodge and was employed by B.D. Holt for 20 years and Alcoa Aluminum in Port Lavaca for 18 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Johnnie Mae Elsner.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby Elsner; son, Ron (Cheri) Elsner; sister, Mary Spain Jobe; step-children, Jeff (Lisa) Reneau, Randall Reneau, Suzann (Mike) Teel, Jennifer (Carl) Lambright; three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and nine step-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 at 10 a.m. in the St. John Lutheran Church with Pastor Jeffrey Thompson officiating.

Interment was at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 in the San Fernando Cemetery No. 3 in San Antonio.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home