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HOMEDALE Homedale Mayor Paul J. Fink has died.

City officials tell us the 75-year-old passed away Saturday. He had been battling cancer since last fall.

Fink first took office as mayor of Homedale in 1984, and has been mayor for 21 of the past 29 years.

One staff member described him as a very good boss and an outstanding businessman. She said Fink was an avid golfer and fisherman.

City Council President Dave Downum will serve as interim mayor until the November elections.

Fink s funeral is scheduled for this Friday at 10:30 a.m at the Mountain View Church of the Nazarene, which is located at 26515 Ustick Road in Wilder.

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