Passed away after a lengthy illness with family by his side, on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Union Hospital at the age of 57. He was predeceased by his granddaughter Paige Norman. Paul is survived by his parents Arnold and Audrey Slade. Loving father of Kerri Norman (Eric), Sarah Towriss (Cory), and Nicole Slade. Cherished grandfather of Shaelyn, Brody, Javen, Dawsey, Owen and Slade. He will be missed by his brothers Phil (Brenda), Pete (Wanda), and Pat, by his sister Cathy, and by numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Paul was born in Portage La Prairie, MB to Arnold and Audrey Slade on January 11, 1955. Being an Air Force family they lived in several places, but he spent most of his growing-up years in Moose Jaw. After graduating from Vanier Collegiate, he began working at CP Rail in 1973. He worked faithfully there as a conductor until he retired in 2008. Paul enjoyed summer camping trips with his family and friends. He loved the outdoors, baseball, and photography. He also spent many years collecting and sharing his love of music. In the last few years Paul enjoyed his home, gardening and wildlife. A Celebration of Paul’s Life will be held at Parkview Funeral Chapel on Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.