Paul Koster

Paul Koster, 55, of Winterset passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at MercyOne Hospice in Johnston.

A visitation was held Monday, Oct. 12, at Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home Winterset Chapel. Funeral services will be private. Burial will be at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the family for a later designation.

Paul was born Aug. 8, 1965, in Carroll, Iowa, the son of Urban “Barney” and Pat (Scanlan) Koster. He served 32 years in the Air Force with 30 years in Air National Guard. He was deployed several times overseas during those 30 years. Paul married Julia Myers in 1993. Together they raised their two wonderful children, Danielle and Derek.

He is survived by his wife, Julie; his children, Danielle and Derek; his parents, Urban “Barney” and Pat Koster; his brothers, Leo (Cathy) Koster, Ray (Amy) Koster, and Neil (Frendie Macalandong) Koster; sisters, Julie (Mark) Main, Ann Koster, Gail (Mark) Peters, Beth Koster, Tami (Joel) Onken; and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are being handled by Caldwell Parrish  Funeral Home, Winterset Chapel. Online condolences  may be left at

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