Paul Zysset


Memorial services for 84-year old Paul Zysset are Sat, August 20, 2022 at 3:00 at the Cody Village Park.  The Rev Dr Gideon Achi will officiate.  

Inurnment will be in the Prairie Lawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be given to the Cody Village Park and sent in care of the family at 2714 Cheyenne Lane, Alliance, NE, 69301.

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Paul D Zysset was born at home in rural Frontier County, Nebraska on October 17, 1937 to Carl C. and Aurie V. (Buker) Zysset and passed away peacefully on Monday, August 8, 2022 at the Hemingford Community Care Center.

Paul was the 4th of 8 children and started grade school in a rural school south of Eustis. He completed grade school at Hilltop District, across from the home place, then attended high school at the University of Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis, NE, graduating in 1955.

Paul married Enid E Barnes on April 14, 1957, at the United Methodist Church in Curtis and 3 children were born to this union: Monte, Angy, and Shanda.

Paul farmed in Frontier County for 7 years before moving to the Sandhills to ranch north of Kilgore in 1964.  In 1976, he sold the ranch and moved into town in Cody. where he drove a gas truck and worked on various ranches.  

In 1978, he purchased the bar in Cody, calling it “Paul’s Place”, and operated it for 13 years before selling it in 1991. he also worked for the Village of Cody for 21 years in various capacities.  

Paul was instrumental in getting the Cody Volunteer Fire Department started and served as its chief for 31 years.  In 2019, due to failing health and to be near family, he moved to Alliance.

Paul is survived by his wife, Enid Zysset of Alliance, NE; his children, Monte (Sherri) Zysset of Roca, NE, Angy (Wes) Fancher of Alliance, NE, and Shanda (Randy) Volmer of Loveland, CO.  He is also survived by 8 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; his sisters, Evelyn Wolf of Blacksburg, VA, Bonnie Herrick of North Platte, NE, and Lorene Raburn of Cambridge, NE.  

Paul was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Mervin and Kenny, and his sisters Janice and Ruth.

Bates-Gould Funeral Home in Alliance is in charge of arrangements for Paul Zysset.