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Wilbur Paulson

Feb. 22, 1927 - Aug. 20, 2021


August 26, 2021

A third generation Rosalia farmer, grandson of Norwegian and German immigrants has completed his journey on Earth having plowed his last field! Wilbur was born at home NW of Plaza on February 22, 1927, to parents Raymen and Lydia (Leitz) Paulson and passed away on August 20, 2021. Wilbur's life changed dramatically when his mother Lydia passed in January of 1933.

Wilbur attended elementary school at the one room Fairview School West, a year at Spangle, and two years at Plaza before attending high school and graduating from Rosalia High school in 1944.

He proudly served his country at the en...

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