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(April 25, 1895 - November 12, 1963)
The Lusk Herald
November 21, 1963
Funeral Services for Mrs. Paulsen Friday
Funeral services for Mrs. Sula Elizabeth Paulsen, 68, were held from the Peet Chapel in Lusk Friday with the Rev. Donald Moore, of the Church Of God of Prophecy, officiating.
Mrs. Emerson Bonner and Mrs. A. F. DeCastro sang accompanied by Mrs. J. P. Watson.
Mrs. Paulsen was born April 25, 1895 at Webb, West Va., the daughter of Mary Ann and Jacob Block. In 1927 she married Ernest Paulsen in Ivanhoe, Minn. The next year they moved to Fall River County, So. Dak., settling on a ranch west of Ardmore. Later they purchased a ranch near Lusk where they have resided since.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Neva Bonsell of Faith, S. Dak., and Mrs. Marie Begley of Casper; three sons, Ira Endicott of Casper, Clifford Paulsen of Red Field, Iowa and Ernest A. Paulsen of Lusk; and 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Paulsen, died November 12, in a Douglas hospital about two hours after the car in which she was a passenger hit a bridge over Boulder Creek, 17 miles west of Douglas.
The Lusk Herald
November 14, 1963
Two Local People Killed in Separate Car Accidents
Two local people were killed in separate Wyoming car accidents this past week. Olen Berg, 32, was killed Friday when the car he was driving turned over, after blowing a tire near Moneta, Wyo. Mrs. Sula Paulsen, 68, died Tuesday afternoon in a Douglas hospital about two hours after the car in which she was a passenger hit a bridge over Boxelder Creek 17 miles west of Douglas.
Note: Further information from this article concerning Olen Berg's accident and services may be found in his online obituary.
Funeral services for Mrs. Paulsen were not yet set at The Herald's presstime Wednesday. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Neva Bonsell of Faith, So. Dak. and Mrs. Marie Begley of Casper; and three sons, Ira Endicott of Casper, Clifford Paulsen of Sioux City, Ia. and Ernie Paulsen of Lusk; and 15 grandchildren.
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