• Paulsen


THORNDALE—Robert “Bob” Gerald Paulsen died Friday, March 3, 2023.

He was born Sept. 16, 1947. A visitation was held Tuesday, March 7, at Providence Funeral Home in Taylor.

The funeral is set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale, followed by burial Mr Paulsen in the church cemetery.

Mr. Paulsen was preceded in death by his parents, Eleanor and Gerald Paulsen.

Survivors are his loving wife of almost 53 years, Ann; three chi ldren and seven grandchildren, daughter Janelle Dziuk and husband Chris (daughters Katelyn and Lauren) of Falls City; son Eric Paulsen and wife Courtney (daughters Ashleigh Jann and husband Jacob, and Jacey Rae of Thorndale); son Aaron Paulsen and wife Kristi; daughter Olivia (twin sons Peyton and Ethan) of Temple; a sister, Nancy Otto and husband Jim of Rancho Palos Verdes, California (sons Brian and Christopher and wife Samantha).

Pallbearers are nephews Justin Johnson, Darrell Morgan, Will Coward, David Anderson, Kevin Widner and Kurt Rhinehart.

Honorary pallbearers are his brothers-in-laws, Buddy Johnson, Harvey Johnson and Gary Dishberger.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the general fund at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Thorndale.

Rockdale Reporter

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