Paul was born Sept. 19, 1944 at Onawa, Iowa to Paul E. Sr. and Phyllis J. Drager. He lived in Onawa with his grandparents, Anni and Ed Volkert. He joined the Air National Guard in June of 1965. During that time he served in Korea and Japan. He retied from the military on June 17, 1986. After his military career, Paul worked as a pay-telephone technician until 2000 and lived in Sioux City, IA. He came to Sioux Falls in 2010. Paul passed away March 10, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Center in Sioux Falls. He is survived by his children, Michael Drager, Bryan Drager and Andrea (Jon) Kooiman; and a grandchild, Aubrey Kooiman. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and a daughter, Jennifer. No services are planned at this time.