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James L. Paulson

March 26, 1947 December 24, 2019
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James L. Paulson, 72

Jim died at Nye Legacy in Fremont Tuesday, December 24. He was born March 26, 1947 in Lincoln and moved to the Fremont Valley area with his parents as a child. He graduated from Fremont High School in 1965 and the University of Nebraska Lincoln with a degree in Agriculture Economics in 1969. Jim served in the U.S. Army at the Pentagon from 1969 to 1972. While in Washington he received a Masters Degree in Operational Management from George Washington University. He returned to the University of Nebraska Agriculture Economics department before working for Farmers National Company in Hebron for three years. In 1974 Jim purchased a partnership in Lallman-Paulson in Fremont which he participated in until two years ago.

Jim married Ann Smiley May 24, 1969 in Lincoln. .

He is survived by his wife Ann, two sons; Justin Paulson (wife Tiffany) of Choteau, Montana and Travis Paulson (wife Celeste) of Runnels, Iowa. A brother Seth Paulson (wife Kay) and sister Ann Galley (husband Bob) both of Valley. Six grandchildren; Leah, Anna, Tristan, Pierce, Cody, and Finley. He was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Leona Paulson and one sister Sue Buckham.

Services will be Saturday, December 28, at 10:00 A.M. at the Presbyterian Church in Fremont. Rev. Mike Hill officiating.

Visitation will be Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Dugan Funeral Chapel with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00.

There has been a memorial established to North Bend Presbyterian Church or the Dodge County 4-H. Interment will be in Memorial Cemetery.

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4:00 PM 12/27/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/27/2019 8:00:00 PM
Dugan Funeral Chapel

751 North Lincoln Ave.
Fremont, NE 68025

Family present from 6-8PM

Dugan Funeral Chapel
751 North Lincoln Ave. Fremont 68025 NE
United States





10:00 AM 12/28/2019 10:00:00 AM
Presbyterian Church

520 West Linden Ave
Fremont, NE 68025

Presbyterian Church
520 West Linden Ave Fremont 68025 NE
United States

Cemetery Details


Fremont Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

800 West 23rd Street
Fremont, NE 68025

800 West 23rd Street Fremont 68025 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

Dodge County 4-H

North Bend Presbyterian Church


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