MONTGOMERY ~ Paul R. Koutruba, 71, passed away on September 18, 2019. He grew up in Indian Orchard and lived in Montgomery for many years. Paul was a proud Vietnam Veteran, beloved Father, world traveler, sports fan, skier, and bird watcher. He worked for the United States Postal Service in the Springfield area for years and flew helicopters in Ellington, CT after returning from service. Paul lived his life fully and accomplished everything he set his mind to. Paul leaves his daughter Nora and her husband Danny. His sisters; Beverly Smith and her husband Mike of Hampden and Janet Wrona and her husband John of Ludlow. He was predeceased by a sister, Gale Mange. The family invites you to join them on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Ratell Funeral Home, 200 Main Street., Indian Orchard from 4:00-7:00 p.m. to remember Paul, share memories, and celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to Fisher House of Boston, P.O. Box 230, South Walpole, MA 02071.