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 Paula Jo <I>Branson</I> Abramson

Paula Jo Branson Abramson

Calexico, Imperial County, California, USA
Death 15 Mar 2012 (aged 47)
Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Holdrege, Phelps County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 86865480 · View Source
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Paula Jo Abramson, 47, of Gothenburg Nebraska passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney after a courageous battle with cancer. Paula was born on December 10, 1964, the daughter of Gary Branson and JoAnn (Forbey) Branson in Calexico, California.

Paula spent her early childhood in Southern California and Kansas before moving to Holdrege, Nebraska. She graduated from Holdrege High School in 1983. During her high school she participated in many school activities and spent time with dear friends that she kept until the time of her death.

Paula was united in marriage to Thomas J Abramson on June 21, 1985 at the United Methodist Church in Holdrege, Nebraska. To this union three children were born, Ashley Jo, Aaron Thomas and Alexandra Paige.

In the same year that they wed, the couple moved to Gothenburg where she worked for Southview Manor and Gothenburg Memorial Hospital before forming a partnership with her husband at Abramson & Associates Insurance Agency.

Paula's greatest life passion was being a wife and mother. She was her children's biggest fan and supported them through life's every activity. She enjoyed summers at the cabin at Johnson Lake and snow skiing while visiting family in Colorado. She cherished her time as a Teammates Mentor and was an active member of the Gothenburg Methodist Church. She also enjoyed spending time with her friends playing bunko and watching Husker football games. She will be remembered for her kind heart, warm smile and courageous spirit.

Paula was proceeded in death by: grandparents, Rainie L and Edith P Branson, Harry and Josie Forbey, Alfred J and Gladys F Cotton, and Irene Bocock. Stepfathers, Donald Couch and Wilson Parker; Cousins, Michael Branson and Sam Veale.

Survivors are: husband, Thomas J Abramson of Gothenburg; son, Aaron T Abramson; daughters, Ashley J and Alexandra P of all Lincoln. Father and stepmother Gary and Alfreda Branson of Pottsboro, TX; Mother, JoAnn Parker of Gothenburg; Sisters, Sandy (Nick) Nicklasson of Pleasanton, NE and Karen Drake of Las Vegas, NV; Brother Wesley Parker of Cozad, NE; parents-in-law, Evald and Mary Lou Abramson of Holdrege, NE; sister-in-law Kay (Bryce) Exstrom of Fremont, NE; brother-in-law Mark Abramson of Holdrege, NE. and a host of relatives and friends.




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Paula Jo Branson Abramson (10 Dec 1964–15 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86865480, citing Prairie Home Cemetery, Holdrege, Phelps County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .