Obit: Paulson, Edna Mae (1911 - 2002)

Transcriber: Dolores Mohr Kenyon

Surnames: Paulson, Barr, Marg, Heck.

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.)


Edna Mae Paulson, age 91, of Marshfield, died on October 23, 2002, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield.

Edna was born on January 23, 1911, in Manchester, IA to Fred W and Mary E (Boehm) Barr. She moved to Montana and then in 1923 she moved to Greenwood, where she graduated from high school. She graduated from Saint Mary's School of Nursing in Rochester, MN in 1932, becoming a registered nurse. Following her schooling, she worked in Neillsville as a nurse.

In 1952, Edna married Leonard Paulson in Elko, NV. They moved to Spokane, WA, where she was employed as a nurse in several hospitals and as a private duty nurse. Her husband preceded her in death on March 22, 1987. Following his death, she moved to Marshfield. She is also preceded in death by two brothers, Dave and Thomas Barr and by an infant brother, Joseph.

Surviving is her son, Keith Marg of Neillsville; two brothers, Jake (Ruth) Barr, of Greenwood, and Fred (Bernyce) Barr of Willard; two sisters, Frances Marg, of Eau Claire, and Anna Fae Heck, of Neillsville.

Funeral services were held Oct. 26, at the Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, of Hixton. Burial took place in the Northfield Lutheran Cemetery, Northfield. Casket bearers were Jim, Larry, Scott, and Tom Barr, Steve Denk, and Ben Heck.

*First spouse was Kurt Marg.



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