|Birth: ||Mar. 14, 1972|
|Death: ||Dec. 1, 2012|
Richard Lee Paulsen, 40 of rural Oshkosh, Nebraska died early Saturday morning, December 1, 2012 at Sidney Regional Medical Center in Sidney from injuries suffered in an automobile accident north of Chappell. Richard was born in Omaha, NE on March 14, 1972, the only son of Robert M. and Wanda (Roush) Paulsen.
Richard attended Chappell Public Schools and graduated in 1990. He attended the University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY.
On October 14, 2000 he married Amber Cranmore at the home of his parents. Two children were born to this union: Royal Lee and Emma Jean. He was a self employed carpenter, farmer and rancher. He also helped his father with the family farm and ranch. He found great enjoyment in farming, riding a horse, and working with cattle.
Richard was an outstanding carpenter. He lived in the home of his paternal grandparents and had completely remodeled it into a gorgeous home. His beautiful work can also be seen in many homes throughout the community.
Richard enjoyed woodworking, roping, cooking, and entertaining. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his children because they were the joy of his life!
Richard had a special interest in the Deuel County 4-H and spent countless hours on various 4-H projects. He had amazing leadership qualities that enabled him to be a great asset, not only to 4-H, but other organizations in the community.
Richard is survived by: children, Royal Lee Paulsen and Emma Jean Paulsen; parents, Robert and Wanda Paulsen of Chappell, NE; sister, Karla and husband Doug Criswell; nephew, Logan Criswell; niece, Jaden Criswell all of Chappell and a host of rlatives and friends.
Richard was preceded in death by: paternal grandparents, Glenn and Velva Paulsen and maternal grandparents, Harold and Margaret Roush.
Burial was in the Berea Cemetery northeast of Chappell, NE.
Berea Lutheran Cemetery (Chappell)
Created by: CPR
Record added: Dec 01, 2012
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Added: Dec. 5, 2012
Dear Paulsen Family, Steve and I are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. May God bless and comfort you all, Cheri & Steve Farris|
Added: Dec. 3, 2012
Robert, Wanda, and family,We are so very sorry to hear of Richard's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. With deepest sympathy,Dave and Angie Colgan|
Dave and Angie Colgan
Added: Dec. 3, 2012