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Information for Rachel Miller Paulsen
23 January, 1898 - 4 November, 1983
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
November, 198

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Rachel Paulsen

    Memorial services for Rachel Miller Paulsen, 85, of Rt. 2, Wilder who died Friday at her home of natural causes will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church, Caldwell by the Dr. Donald H. Frank of Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church and Rev. Stanley Banks of Parma, Idaho, with Rites by the Idaho Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star.  Inurnment will be at the Wilder Cemetery, Wilder, under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    She was born Jan. 23, 1898 in Bradshaw, Nev.  She came to Idaho in 1908 and lived in the Wilder community for 75 years.  She graduated from Caldwell High School.  In 1917 she married Albert W. Paulsen, they farmed near Wilder where she has since resided.  She was very active in community affairs and had worked for many years in the Farm Bureau, Rebecca Lodge, the local WiHo Club and the Diret Gardeners gardening club.  She was a member of the South West District Health Board for several years.  She was a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star and had been very active in the organization having served as Worthy Grand Matron of Idaho in 1948 and remained involved in the functions of the Grand Chapter.  She had traveled extensively to Asia, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii and many parts of the lower United States.  Mr. Paulsen died in 1955.
    She is survived by one daughter; Virginia Ellibee of New Meadows, a son; Albert W. (Bill) Paulsen of Wilder, three sisters; Mary M. Evans and Helen M. Clement, both of Caldwell and Lucy M. Boal of Boise, seven grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by one sister; Ruth Evans, one brother; Fred A. Miller and her husband, Albert W. Paulsen.
    The family suggests memorials be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute or to the Interest and Benevolent Fund and Estarl of the Silver Star Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Homedale.





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