January 1, 1947 – January 20, 2019

Paul R. Ault 72, of Hidalgo, IL and a winter resident of Bonita Springs, FL since 2011 died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Joanne’s House at Hope Hospice after a courageous 5-year battle with cancer.

Services for Paul are being planned for the summer of 2019 in Hidalgo, IL and will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials in his name may be made to the American Cancer Society. To sign his guest register or to leave online condolences, please visit www.ShikanyFuneralHome.com. Arrangements are being handled by Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home in Bonita Springs, FL.

Paul was born January 1, 1947 in Hazel Dell, IL a son of the late Herbert C. and Julia Marie (Wilson) Ault. Paul received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois, Springfield. He then worked for AT&T in their IT department for over 28 years. He spent time in their Lisle and Hinsdale offices and traveled internationally teaching their operating systems to employees overseas. After leaving AT&T in 1998, he joined IBM and worked with their IT support team and finished his career with Enterprise Rental Car Company also in their IT department.

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Sally A. Ault; one daughter, Lisa K. (David) Whiting of Tallahassee, FL; three cherished grandchildren, Mason Whiting, Leah Whiting and Jack Whiting; two sisters, Diane (Sigel) Hoene of Sigel and Linda (Larry) Wicke of Greenup; nieces and nephews, Herbert Norman Ault, Melissa Ault, Tony (Tina) Ault, Ted (April) Ault, Toby (Brittany) Ault, Brandon (Crystal) Ault, Ethan ( fiancé Ashley) Wicke, Ty Wicke and Joseph (Emily) Kuhn.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Bryan E. Ault who died in 1999 and his brother, Herbert L. Ault.