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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Marian Paulus

   Marian Ross Paulus, 93, of Midland formerly of Breckenridge, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, 2007 in MidMichigan Regional Medical Center-Midland following a brief illness.

   She was born April 28, 1914 in Beaverton, the daughter of Donald and Hattie (Fry) Ross. She earned a teaching degree from Central State Teachers College; now Central Michigan University, and taught at various grade levels including music, retiring in 1976.

   Marian resided in Breckenridge for 62 years, before moving to Midland in 2005. She was a member of the Breckenridge United Methodist Church and for many years served as its choir director. She was a past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter #323 of Breckenridge.

   Marian is survived by three sons, Joseph and his wife Jean of Williamsburg, Virginia, Ross and his wife Jeanne of Germantown, Wisconsin, and Phillip and his wife Sandra of Bay City. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Richard Paulus, Martin Paulus, Kristen Lavender, Michael Paulus and Kathryn Paulus; one step-grandchild, Eric Gansser; six greatgrandchildren, Aric Ferguson, Mackenzie Lavender, Leila Paulus, Mariah Paulus, Ryan Lavender and Kendall Paulus; two step-great-grandchildren, Curtis Ide and Kaitlyn Huizar; one step-great-great-grandchild, Gabriel Huizar; her niece, Nancy Macklem; and nephew, Don Cowell.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard T. Paulus; daughter-in-law, Ann Marie Paulus; a sister, Margaret; and two brothers, Walter and Donald.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Breckenridge United Methodist Church with Pastor Dale Golden officiating. Interment will be in Ridgelawn Cemetery in Breckenridge.

   Visitation will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Lux and Whiting Funeral Chapel in Breckenridge.

   The family has requested that memorials, in lieu of flowers, be made to the Breckenridge United Methodist Church.

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Ridgelawn Cemetery, Breckenridge, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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