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Lyla Lee (Zylstra) Paulsen

January 31, 1939 ~ December 6, 2017 (age 78)

The Piano Brothers

Lyla L. Paulsen, age 78, of Sioux City, passed away on Wednesday, December 06, 2017 at the NHC of Lewisburg, TN.  A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Correctionville with the Rev. David R. Koehler officiating.  Burial will be at the Oak Hill Cemetery of Anthon.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service starting at 9:00 AM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Correctionville.  

Lyla L. Paulsen was born January 31, 1939 to Luella (Balster) and John Zylstra near Sibley, Iowa.  She was a graduate of Sibley High School.  She was united in marriage to Henry Paulsen, Jr. on November 17, 1961 at the Faith United Presbyterian Church in Sibley.  To this union three sons were born: David, Randall and Mike.  

Lyla worked at the Osceola County Courthouse, at Farm Bureau as an Insurance Secretary and finally as a hostess at McDonald’s until 2016.  She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Sioux City.  She enjoyed taking bus tours of North America, scrapbooking, crocheting, playing cards with friends, and the board game Aggravation.  She also enjoyed spending time visiting with friends and family and doing puzzles and word searches.  

Lyla is survived by her son, Mike (Mariellen) Paulsen of Shelbyville, TN; grandchildren, Madison Paulsen and Gabriella Paulsen of Shelbyville, TN, Marisa Paulsen, Megan Paulsen and Jared Paulsen of Titusville, FL.  She is also survived by two brothers, Dr. Dennis (Ronnie) Zylstra of Spencer, IA and Glenn (Verna) Zylstra of Sheldon, IA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sons, Randall and David Paulsen.


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
December 13, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home
4245 U.S. Hwy. 20
Correctionville, IA 51016

Funeral Service
Wednesday
December 13, 2017

10:00 AM
Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home
4245 U.S. Hwy. 20
Correctionville, IA 51016

Burial
Wednesday
December 13, 2017

Oak Hill Cemetery

Anthon, IA 51004


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