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Bonnie L. Paulson

Bonnie L. Paulson

January 25, 2017

Bonnie L. Paulson, (nee Lato) age 69 of Chippewa Falls, passed peacefully on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Dove Healthcare – West in Eau Claire, after a 4-year battle with ovarian cancer.

Bonnie was born on June 1, 1947 in Stanley, the daughter of Steve and Florence Lato.  She graduated from Thorp High School in 1965.  She married Richard Paulson on October 18, 1969.  Bonnie worked at Benson Optical and then did in-home daycare for 10 years. After daycare, she devoted her time to their personal business Paulson Auto Sales.

She is survived by her husband Richard of Chippewa Falls; son Todd (Alicia) Paulson of Fall Creek; daughter Joyele (Eric) Olson of Eleva-Strum; grandchildren whom she adored: Anika Paulson, Brody Paulson-Barsamian, Nicholas Olson, Lillianna Paulson, Brayden Olson, Paisley Paulson and Melah Paulson; 2 brothers: David (Renee) Lato of Eau Claire and Roger (Maria) Lato of Idaho; 2 sisters-in-law’s: Barb (Bud) Barum and Barb Paulson, a brother-in-law, Russell Goss.

Bonnie is preceded in death by her parents: Steve and Florence Lato; In-laws, Lyle and Edna Paulson; a sister-in-law, Lois Paulson-Goss; a brother-in-law, Larry Paulson; a niece Shari Kruger; and 2 grandchildren: Noah and Sawyer Paulson.

The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff at the Regional Cancer Center, the nurses at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital and the staff at Dove Healthcare – West for their care and compassion.

A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at St. Olaf Catholic Church, 3220 Monroe St., Eau Claire, with Fr. Paul Hoffman officiating.  Visitation will be held 1 hr. prior to mass.   Burial will take place in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Eau Claire.

Visitation

Visitation will be held 1 hr. prior to mass.

Service

A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at St. Olaf Catholic Church, 3220 Monroe St., Eau Claire, with Fr. Paul Hoffman officiating.