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Ronald Paulson

February 23, 1940 — January 13, 2018

Ronald Paulson, age 77, of Eveleth, MN and formerly of Fosston, MN, passed away on Saturday, January 13th, at Essentia Health Virginia Care Center in Virginia, MN. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 9th, at Kingo Lutheran Church in Fosston with the Rev. John Ragan officiating. Interment will be in Kingo Lutheran Cemetery, Fosston. Family will greet friends for one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Military honors will be provided by the Naval Honors Team and arrangements are with the Carlin Funeral Home of Fosston. Messages of condolence may be sent at www.carlinfuneral.com. Ronald Wayne Paulson was born on February 23, 1940 in Mahnomen, Minnesota to parents Louis and Selma Anderson Paulson. He grew up in Fosston and attended Fosston High School. He entered the United States Navy on March 27, 1958 and served on the USS Antietam. He received his honorable discharge on April 3, 1962 and returned to Minnesota. He was united in marriage to Darlene Chappius on October 27, 1967. Before moving to Texas, Ron raised his family in the Twin Cities where he worked as a pressman. Then he moved to Texas where he worked for Minuteman Press until he retired. Ron loved to do many activities like camping, fishing, riding horses, dancing, and going for long walks. Mostly he liked to lovingly pick on people. It was his best hobby. He cracked himself up. Whether you were a family member or friend, he loved to make you laugh with his silly sense of humor. He will be dearly missed.Survivors include his loving wife of 50 years, Darlene, of Eveleth, MN; five children, Michael Paulson of Lewisville, TX, Susan Tammaro of Eveleth, MN, Lori Paulson Laman of Duluth, MN, Julie Chappius of Fargo, ND, and Ronald Paulson, Jr. of Duluth, MN; grandchildren, Jessica Olson, Anthony Layman, Brandi Rehal, Derek Layman, Joey Shimpa, Trina Paulson, Ronald Paulson III, Cory Paulson, Ariel Paulson, Wayne Paulson, Curtis Tammaro and Laura Paulson; sister, Mavis Watnemo of Fosston; and brother, Donald Wayne Paulson of the Twin Cities. Nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Lucille Nesvold, Margaret Storssen, Barbara Lund and Jeanette Phillips.
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