Paula Joyce Buchtel, 86 of Mesa, AZ passed away May 30, in Mesa, AZ. Mrs. Buchtel, a homemaker was born in Hartford, MI. She and her husband were the former owners of Buchtel and Sons Hardware Store, a business they ran together for 30 years. She is survived by her husband Jay Butchel of almost 63 years, daughter Mary Kaye Buchtel, sons Jay Robert Buchtel and Ronald William Buchtel, grandchildren Kathy (Bollman) Dursham, Brett Bollman, Shelly (Buchtel) Delee, Scott Buchtel, Jason Bushtel, and Justin Buchtel, and 7 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her grandson Randy Bollman. There will be a celebration of her life June 4, 2010 at Leisure World Main Clubhouse, Power Rd. North of Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ. Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley (hov.org).