Brookside Funeral Home & Brookside Memorial Park

13747 Eastex Freeway, Houston, TX


Paul Allen Kiel

September 12, 1935March 4, 2014

Paul Allen Kiel husband, father and grandfather who was affectionately called Opa passed away Tuesday March 4, 2014 from a long hard fought battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born in Houston,Texas on September 12, 1935 to the late Walter and Barbara Kiel. Paul also was preceded in death by his older brother Walter Kiel Jr, who he greatly admired. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years who he adored Molly Elaine Kiel. Sons Greg and his wife Dianna, Kenneth, Jeff and his wife Sharon. He is also survived by 7 beloved grandchildren who made him proud every day. In addition his brother and sister in-law Jim and Alta Scroggins, his nephew and niece David and Brenda Kiel were a big part of his life. Paul grew up in West University and was a graduate from Lamar High School. He later went on to the University of Houston where he earned a degree in Architecture. He was active at Grace Lutheran church growing up. During his life he was a sea scout, electrician journeyman with Fisk Electric and boy scout leader. He was an architect for over 45 years with CRSS, HOK, and Jacobs Engineering working on projects from coast to coast, all over Houston and through out the Middle East. He will be remembered for his love of life. His meticulous detail and passion for the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who also enjoyed traveling the world with his wife and family. He had a passion for good food and good times with an eagerness to explore new cultures.

I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 8, 2014


Paul Allen Kiel

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Jochen Kiel

December 28, 2014

Paul visit us with her wife in herleshausen. I never forget ... Jochen Kiel

Frank Hersom

May 1, 2014

Paul was a great co-worker and friend. We had many enjoyable times from the CRS days and into the HOK days. I admired his talents and have many fond memories of working and traveling with Paul, I am so sorry for his passing.

Cindy Landry

April 29, 2014

I am very sorry to hear of Paul's passing. I was an Admin at HOK and remember Paul as a very sweet, funny, bright man who truly loved his work, family, and fishing. My deepest condolences to the family.

Missy Quilizapa

April 29, 2014

I, too, am sorry to hear of Paul's passing. I worked at HOK with him for only a couple of years but I know he was admired and respected by many in the office. My condolences to all of you. RIP Paul.

Edmond Abboud

April 28, 2014

I am terribly sorry for the loss of Paul.
Paul was a very dear friend of mine; we worked together for at least 25 years.
I admired him as a friend, as a human being and as a coworker.
My sincere condolences to the family.
I Know that he is in a better place.