Paul R. Braatz, 75, of Toledo, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. He was born March 8, 1943, to the late Harold and Audrey (Klopfenstein) Braatz. Paul was a line worker at Chrysler-Jeep plant for 37 years. He was a member of the UAW Local 12. Paul loved traveling and camping in the great outdoors. He also loved cleaning house in a game of poker. Paul enjoyed spending time with his grand and great-grand kids. Paul is survived by his wife of 42 years, Linda; children, Bruce, Kim, Scott, Robert, Cristina, Roxanne, Christopher, Steve and Thomas; siblings, Lee, Mary, and Regina; 28 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, and his Maltese, “Sweetie.” Visitation was held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, at the David R. Jasin- Hoening Funeral Home, 5300 North Summit Street, Toledo. Following, there was a Sharing of Memories service beginning at 5 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be considered to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Please share condolences by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.