THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Ruth A. Paulsen
Issue Date: August 8, 2019
Ruth Ann Paulsen, 77, passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Green Bay.
Born July 7, 1942, in Hanford, Ca., to the late Eugene and Marie (King) Paulsen, she grew up in the area and graduated from Marinette Catholic Central High School in 1960. She moved to the Milwaukee area in the late 60's and worked at various accounting positions at Marquette University until retiring in 2004.
She relocated to De Pere in 2014 to be closer to family. She helped plan most of the Class Reunions and was a member of the Quarter Century Club of Marquette University, French Canadian/Acadian Genealogist of Wisconsin, Bay Area Genealogical Society of Green Bay and Wisconsin Historical Society. She enjoyed genealogy research of her ancestors, reading, knitting and traveling.
Survivors include three sisters, Mary (Allan) Grenier and Joan (Shelby) Keill, both of Marinette and Jean Millner of Green Bay; six nieces and nephews and 11 great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Daniel Bailey and a nephew, Corey Bailey.
Per her wishes, no visitation will be held. Donations can be made to the St. Francis Academy Scholarship Fund, St. Francis School District, 4225 S. Lake Drive, St. Francis, WI 53235. Thielen Funeral Home of Marinette is assisting the family with arrangements.