Paul L. Pfieffer, of Buckley, Washington died on June 12, 2019. Paul was born November 3, 1945 to Paul and Frances Pfieffer in Auburn, Washington. He had two brothers, Jerry and Bob and sister Lauretta. The family moved to a small dairy farm in Buckley in 1959.
Paul attended Buckley High School and was an especially good student, graduating as Valedictorian and active in sports and student leadership. Later, his studies at the University of Washington were interrupted by service in the Army in Viet Nam. He was honorably discharged at rank of sergeant with commendation medal and bronze star.
Paul worked summers during college at Langendorf Bakery in Seattle. After discharge he began full time work at the bakery as swing shift foreman. Paul returned to Buckley and bought an old house with a friend and set about improving it. His friend moved on after a year or two with marriage plans. Paul continued to remodel and repair over the years. Retirement came in 1997. Paul enjoyed playing golf with his friends and travelling to Reno and Hawaii. He was a Huskies fan and followed the Seahawks.
He also enjoyed going to Longacres or, later, Emerald Downs a couple times a week testing his skills with small wagers on the horses.