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 Bernice E. <I>Jessie</I> Paulson

Bernice E. Jessie Paulson

Death 17 Jan 2013 (aged 91)
Burial Sparta, Monroe County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 103781086 · View Source
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Bernice E. (Jessie) Paulson, 91, died January 17, 2013 at Mayo Clinic Health System, Sparta. She was born January 8, 1922 to Harry and Mildred (Betts) Jessie in Leon, WI.

Bernice was baptised and confirmed at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church of Sparta. She lived in Leon until her family moved to Sparta. In 1939, the family moved to Minnesota. Bernice graduated from Winona Senior High in 1940. She moved to Ohio in 1946 and returned to Sparta in 1952, where she and her son, Ron, lived with grandparents, taking care of them until their deaths.

Bernice worked for Wisconsin Child Center (Northern Colony Annex). It was very rewarding work. She later worked for Spartek until 1987.

Bernice leaves to mourn Ronald (Teresa) Jessie; sister, Harriet Engler of Winona, MN; brother, Allyn (Delores) Jessie of Lordsburg, NM; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, James Smith and Irvin Paulson; and parents, Mildred and Harry Jessie.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, with Reverend Mark Wessel officiating. Burial will be in Leon Cemetery, Leon.

Family and friends are invited to call Monday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, and on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of services.

The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.




  • Created by: Susanna Parrish
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103781086
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