Obit: Paulus, Blucher (1891 - 1955)

Contact: Ken Wood


----Source: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 11/29/1955, P. 10

Paulus, Blucher (19 APR 1891 - 27 NOV 1955)

Neillsville, Clark County, Wis. - The Rev Albert Guthmiller will officiate at funeral service in Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon for Blucher Paulus, 64, 113 E. 12th St., who died Sunday morning at Veteran's Administration Hospital at Wood, where he had been a patient since Nov. 22. Burial will follow in the Neillsville Cemetery.

The body will repose at the Bergmann Funeral Home until noon Thursday, at which time it will be taken to the church.

Mr. Paulus was born at Neillsville April 19, 1891, and received his education in the city's schools. After working for several years as a rural mail carrier he enlisted in the Army on May 14, 1918.

On his return to Neillsville he was associated with his father in the operation of the Neillsville Bottling Works, a business he continued for four years after his father's death. Next he worked at the Veterans Administration at Tomah for 5 1/2 years, retiring in March of 1954 because of ill health.

Mr. Paulus served for two years in the 128th Infantry of Wis. National Guard. He was a member of Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church, the Modern Woodmen of America, the American Legion, and the Loyal Order of the Moose.

He was married at Dubuque, Iowa, on June 3, 1928 to Irene Margaret Baker, who survives him. Other Survivors are a son Donald, La Crosse; two daughter, Mrs. William Walker, Madison; Mrs. Charles Badger, Tomah; his mother, Mrs. Janie Paulus, Neillsville; a sister, Mrs. Florence Jones, Santa Rosa, Calif.; and five grandchildren.



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