Paul Welshons, the founder and longtime owner of DCA Title, passed away peacefully at home in April, at the age of 93.

Paul began working as a Deputy Register of Deed’s for his father Amos, and together they started DCA Title in 1957. He continued to operate the business until selling to his sons in 1989.

Paul was a very active in the Minnesota Land Title Association. He was President of MLTA in 1971, editor of the newsletter for many years and an Honorary Member of the Association. Paul also volunteered throughout the Hastings community. He was acknowledged for his 40 Years of Service in the business in 1981, awarded with Boss of the Year in 1989 and last year given the Distinguished Hastings High School Alumni of the year.

Paul was a very generous man who enjoyed supporting various organizations any way he could. Paul was a seventy-two-year member of the Knights of Columbus 1600 in Hastings, as well as a dedicated member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Paul loved playing golf and was a member of the Hastings Country Club. Most of all, Paul enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family.