Paul L. Njos, 78, of Belvidere, died Friday, January 11, 2013 in Swedish-American Medical Center, Emergency Department, Belvidere, after a sudden illness. He was born May 6, 1934 in Austin, Minnesota; the son of Peter and Laura (Williamson) Njos. Paul farmed in Minnesota before working on the assembly line for Chrysler Corporation. He was a member of the U.A.W. Local 1268. Paul also enjoyed tinkering in the garage. He is survived by his three sons, LaVern (Kathy) Njos, Belvidere; Donn Njos, Minneapolis, Minnesota; David Njos, Belvidere; two daughters, Nancy Njos, Poplar Grove, Illinois; June Njos-McCollum, Rockford; former wife, Janice Njos, Poplar Grove, Illinois; nine grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Larry; four brothers and two sisters.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Heartland Hospice.
Memorial service 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue. Cremation has taken place. A memorial visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to service time Saturday.