Tuesday, May 13, 2003

Obituary: Pauline Ann (Johnson) Paulson - Class of 1955

MADISON - Pauline Ann Paulson, age 65, died on Monday, May 12, 2003. She was born on July 8, 1937, in Madison, the daughter of Arthur and Lucy Johnson. Pauline graduated from Central High School in 1955. She married Donald Paulson on Sept. 7, 1957, in Madison. Pauline devoted her life to taking care of her family. She was a member of St. Dennis Catholic Church, Madison Elks and Four Lakes Yacht Club. Pauline enjoyed crafts, golf and shopping, but most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren. Pauline will be deeply missed by her family and many friends, including her husband, Donald of Madison; three children, Richard (Denice) Paulson of LaCrosse, Sandra (Thomas) Bennett of Madison, and Cynthia (Richard) Rothwell of Madison; grandchildren, Jena and Ashley Paulson, Lyndsay and Briana Meisel, Chase and Lance Ott, and Jessica Bennett; a brother, Brad (JoAnn) Johnson; a sister, Frances (Howard) Helgeson; and her mother, Lucy Johnson. She was preceded in death by her father, Art Johnson; and a brother, Nick Johnson. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. DENNIS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 505 Dempsey Road, Madison, at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 16, 2003, with Father Kent Schmitt presiding. Burial will be in Highland Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2003, with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. Mother, you brought class and style to our lives but most of all love. We will remember and miss you forever. Gunderson East Funeral Home (608) 221-5420

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on May 13, 2003

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