ROCK-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
Louann Paulson, of Grasston, MN died on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at her home. She was 74 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held on Friday, December 9th at 2:00 P.M. at Hope Lutheran Church in Grasston.
VISITATION will be on Thursday, December 8th from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at Rock-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham; plus one hour prior to the funeral on Friday at the church.
INTERMENT will be at Wood River Cemetery in Grantsburg, Wisconsin.
Louann Gail Paulson, of Grasston MN, passed away peacefully at home on December 4, 2016. She was 74 years old.
Louann was born on June 7, 1942 in Braham MN to Clarence and Ruth (Moline) Thunberg. She grew up on the family farm in Grasston, and attended school locally. She met Gilbert Lucht; they married on February 7, 1958. To this union three sons were born – Laurel, Lane and Lonny. The Lucht family made their home in Braham and later Grasston. She was awarded her Secondary School Equivalency Certificate on March 30, 1971. After graduating from the Anoka-Hennepin Practical Nursing Program on July 10, 1975, she earned her license on September 18, 1975. She worked at clinics and hospitals in Mora MN, Cambridge MN and Spring Lake Park MN. Everett Paulson came into her life in 1980, and the two married on June 20, 1981. She welcomed his three children into her life – Mark, Tod and Susan Paulson. They built a log home in Bethel MN, and later moved to Grasston where they built their dream retirement home. She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Grasston. Louann enjoyed being a wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Louann enjoyed having dinner and coffee with family and friends. With close friends, she went to the casino often, made many trips out of state, and gathered together for lobster every New Year’s Eve at one of their homes.
Louann is survived by six children: Laurel Lucht (Braham MN), Lane Lucht (Reston VA), Lonny (Nancy) Lucht (Pine City MN), Mark Paulson (Trade Lake WI), Tod Paulson (Trade Lake WI) and Susan (Jim) Wilkus (Underwood MN); eight grandchildren Brandon (Tracy) Lucht, Tony (Angie) Lucht, Diana (Andrew) Johnson, Casey Lucht, Sully Lucht, Ellen Ferry, Spencer Ferry and Emily Paulson; five great-grandchildren Caleb Lucht, Nicholas Lucht, Alexis Lucht, Maxx Johnson and Sawyer Johnson; one sister Barbara Sorkilmo (Otsego MN); three sisters-in-law Carole Paulson (Siren WI), Jean Foster (Roberts WI) and Sandra Olson (Waskish MN); two brothers-in-law Hubert Lindblad (Naples FL) and Joseph (Judy) Paulson (New Richmond WI); close friends Marge Peterson, Gale and Alice Paulus; cat Angel as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by husband Everett and his parents Clarence and Matie Paulson; her parents; step-father Olaf Hellzen; one brother Duane Thunberg; two sisters Arlene Swanson and Iris Lindblad; and four brothers-in-law Gerald Swanson, Clayton Sorkilmo, Jim Foster and David Olson.