Marjorie RoseMary Paulson

June 3, 1930 - September 26, 2019



Marjorie RoseMary Paulson

Marjorie R. “Tootie” Paulson, age 89 of Nowthen, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.

Tootie was born on June 3, 1930 in Benton County, Minnesota to Louis and Rose (Dalbec) Donais. She worked for 14 years as a “food demo lady” at Festival Foods and Cub Foods. Most of all, Tootie loved her family; bringing generations together for picnics on the Century Family Farm and making Christmas special with her homemade candies and cookies. She brought joy to others through her hobbies of crafting, gardening, sewing, and quilting. For 66 years, Tootie was a faithful wife and caregiver to her husband, Ronald.

In addition to her parents, Tootie was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald; 6 brothers, and 7 sisters. She is survived by her children, Brenda (Dave) Sauer, Renee (Steve) Ficocello, Gary Paulson, David (Terri) Paulson, and Marla (Randy) Dennison; 23 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren (and two more on the way); sister, “Bobbie” Kemper; nieces, nephews, and many community friends.

Arrangements entrusted to Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home of Anoka (763) 421-0220.

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

Visitation starting at 10:00 a.m.

After Mass, lunch will be served in the Social Hall.

Burial at Lakeview Cemetery (Nowthen) following lunch.


O Loving Father and Savior, send your angels to carry the soul of your servant from this earth to the heavenly place of eternal and everlasting life. Let family and friends who have passed before in faith be reunited in joy with the departed. Forgive any wrongs that have been committed and welcome this beloved spirit into the warm embrace of your unending peace. Amen.