Paul Venzke

Oct. 26, 1943-Jan. 10, 2017

Paul Venzke, Ph.D., 73,

Minot, passed away on

January 10th 2017.

Paul was born on Oc-

tober 26, 1943 to Henry

and Pauline (Kline)

Venzke in Lansing, MI. He

received his Ph.D. in

Mathematics from Michi-

gan State University and

married Judith King in


Paul moved to Minot,

ND in 1970 where he

taught mathematics at

Minot State University for

twenty-eight years. After

retirement, he built a

house in rural Minot

where he lived out his

remaining years.

Family: Paul is sur-

vived by his wife, Judith;

children, Ethan and Ken-

dra; grandchildren, Keni-

sha and Kavon; and broth-

ers Dave and Carl Venzke.

In accordance to Paul’s

wishes a formal funeral

service was not held. He

gifted his body to the

University of North Dako-

ta Deeded Body Program.

Those wanting to sign

the online memorial regis-

ter or share memories and

condolences are invited to

use the expressions of

sympathy section at