Paul M. Centlivre, 89, of Topeka, died June 16, 2022.
He was born July 06, 1932, in Topeka, the son of Clarence X. and Mabel M. Bouse Centlivre who preceded him in death.
Mr. Centlivre was employed at Burlington Northern Santa Fe Shops Topeka for thirty-eight years retiring January 01, 1988, from the position of Assistant to Superintendent of Shops. He served in the Army during the Korean conflict from December 04, 1952, to December 03, 1954.
Mr. Centlivre was a member of Christ the King Church, Mike Ahearn Scholarship Fund, Presidents Club at Kansas State University, where he was proud to have been a WILDCAT. He was a past member of the FOE Topeka Aerie #58. He graduated from Hayden High School in 1950.
He is survived by nieces and nephews, and longtime roommate, Colin Hall of Topeka, Kansas.
One sister and four brothers preceded him in death.
The family will receive friends on Friday, June 24, 2022, at 9:00 A.M. with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10:00 A.M. at Christ the King Church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hayden High School, sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, KS 66603.