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Patricia J Paulsen

April 3, 1936 ~ October 30, 2022 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Patricia Paulsen Obituary

Memorial Services Thursday November 3, 2022, 1030am at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cordova.

Visitation will be held Wednesday November 2, 2022, from 2-8pm with the family greeting and receiving from 6-8pm at Lauber Funeral and Cremation Services, Friend.


Patricia (Pat) J. Paulsen of Friend passed away Sunday October 30, 2022, at the Ridgewood Rehabilitation and Care Center in Seward, NE at the age of 86.

Pat was born on April 3, 1936, in Friend, NE to the parents of Norval Crowder and Ruth (Eikenhorst) Crowder.

As a young girl Pat grew up in the Cordova and Beaver Crossing area and graduated in 1954 at Beaver Crossing High School. She was united in marriage to Stanley (Stan) A. Paulsen on March 16, 1956, to this union four children…Terry, Brenda, Kevin, and Deroyce. Pat went to beautician school which she did for many years. She also worked at Warren Memorial Hospital in Friend as an Aid.

Pat was a member of a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cordova. She enjoyed working with her husband at the tavern in Cordova and she also worked at the meat locker assisting cutting meat She enjoyed sewing, crafts, taking care of flowers and her collection of dolls. She also enjoyed being with her grandchildren whenever she could. She enjoyed traveling with her husband Stan on their trips to Texas.

In 1972 She and Stan moved from Cordova to Friend, NE.

Survivors include her children and spouses, Terry and JoAnn Paulsen, Beaver Crossing, Brenda and Bill Bruntz, Friend, Kevin and Deb Paulsen, Friend and. Grandchildren, Mike (Aubrey) Paulsen, Peggy (Marvin) Cates, Ben (Brook) Paulsen, Tim (Kelly) Paulsen, Allen (Amanda) Bruntz, Jennifer Paulsen, Brad (Megan) Bruntz, Jodi Paulsen and Mark (Ariane) Bruntz. Great grandchildren, Tyler Paulsen, Tavious Shuck, Chase Paulsen, Korrina Paulsen, Alexis Paulsen, Owen Paulsen, Meredith Paulsen, Jack Wells, Christian Paulsen, Blake Bruntz, Brock Bruntz, Atley Bruntz, Dakota Leuders, Jason Koehler, Juan Kerbow, Ethan Kerbow, Isai Goosman, September Jones, Miles Bruntz, Colin Bruntz, Kilian Bruntz, Draedyn Cates, Lexis Cates.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son, DeRoyce Paulsen in 1988, a brother, great granddaughter, Zoey Paulsen, and her husband Stanley (Stan) in 2021.

Memorial to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.


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November 2, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lauber Funeral Home
814 Maple Street
Friend, NE 68359

Memorial Service
November 3, 2022

10:30 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
265 Helen Street
Cordova, NE 68351


Zastrow Cemetery
Rural Cordova
Cordova, NE 68330


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