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Dr. William and Judith

Dr. William and Judith Paulsen


Dr. William Paulsen passed away on December 1, 2022.  After medical school Bill served in the Air Force until 1970. After his military service in Mississippi, he established his Neurology practice in Knoxville, Tenn. and there he provided outstanding medical care for over 45 year to countless patients.

After retiring, Bill and Judy spent most of their time traveling, enjoying family and spoiling their great granddaughter.

Judith B. Paulsen passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in 1939 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, Judy grew up in Bloomer, WI, where she met and married her first love, Dr. William “Bill” Paulsen. Following college, she eventually found herself in Knoxville, Tennessee, where roots were planted. After raising her only child, Andy, she returned to school to receive her degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee and worked for 15 years for UT Hospital. Judy was respected as a nurse and mother, always showing how much she cared for everyone. She never hesitated to help friends, families and strangers. As a trained gourmet chef, great meals became a mainstay at her home and were enjoyed by many over the years.

 The are both survived by their son: Andy and his wife: TaLiea; grandchildren: Alex and Lauren Paulsen, Gerald and Kayla Ward; great granddaughter: Olivia.  Bill's sisters: Mary Geissler and Beth Paulsen; Judy's sister, Janice Uden

They were predeceased by Bill's parents: Henry and Gene, his sister: Susan; his brother-in-law: Glen Geissler; Judy's parents: David and Eileen Bergeron.

A graveside service for Bill and Judy Paulson will be held on August 25, 2023 at 4:00 PM at the Bloomer Cemetery.  

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Graveside Service

Friday, August 25, 2023

4:00 - 4:30 pm (Central time)

Luncheon to Follow at the Main Steet Cafe

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