Paulus, Karl Phillip

August 31, 1936 – July 24, 2022
at the age of 85 years:     

Karl “Captain Karl” Phillip Paulus born August 31, 1936, passed July 24, 2022, peacefully at Hillside Village in Salmon Arm. Karl was survived by his wife (of 60 years) Sharon Paulus, two children, Sandra Paulus of Chase, John (Tracie) Paulus of Blind Bay, four grandchildren Kurt & Brian Reinelt, Hailey & Hannah Paulus, five great grandchildren, two sisters Linda (Art) Condie, Lydia (Ed) Danyluk, brother Rod (Vonnie) Paulus, as well many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Phillip & Margaret Paulus, eldest son Phillip Paulus. Karl was very involved with his community as a chartered member of the Sorrento Lions Club for over 45 years as well as being a founding member of the Sorrento Volunteer Fire Department, where he earned the name “Captain Karl”. Karl will be missed by his family, friends, and community.



  1. To Sharon Sandra John & family. Just to let you know our hearts & thoughts are with you. We were so sad to hear of Karl’s passing. I have so many good memories of him that I will cherish forever

  2. Sending our deepest condolences you and your family John. He sounds like one very incredible man.

  3. Karl and I always had a good relationship and he will be missed. You all have my sincere condolences

  4. Always had interesting and enjoyable conversations with Karl and had a lot of respect for the Man! Rest in peace Captain

  5. Condolences to you, Sharon, and the family. Thinking of you all.
    Adrian and Marianne

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