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William Paul Staats Jr., 60

William Paul Staats Jr., 60

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William Paul Staats Jr.

William Paul Staats Jr.

March 28, 1960-Oct. 13, 2020

William Paul Staats Jr., 60, passed away peacefully at home on October 13, 2020. Paul was born March 28, 1960, to William and Catherine (McEnaney) Staats, in Butte. Paul graduated from Butte High, attended Montana Tech and Montana State. Paul enjoyed fishing, rafting, skiing with his friends, baseball, and was an avid San Francisco Giants, 49ers, Lakers and Blackhawks fan. Paul married his love, Debbie Lafond, on May 21, 1988, and had two children, Zach and Gabrielle.

Paul is survived by his wife, Debbie Staats; son, Zach Staats (Renee Stevens); and daughter, Gabrielle Staats (Steven Noble).

Paul was preceded in death by his father, William Staats; mother, Catherine Zderick; and stepfather, Joe Zderick.

Services are pending at this time because of COVID-19. Memorials may be made to the Chelsea Bailey animal shelter. 

Please visit to offer a condolence or share a memory of Paul. Axelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been privileged to care for Paul and his family.

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