Daniel Paulson

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September 2, 1924 – February 28, 2019

Daniel Paulson, 94, of Winona, MN passed peacefully Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.

Dan was born in Isabel on Sept. 2, 1924, one of 8 children of Nels and Charlotte (Green) Paulson. Dan grew up in Isabel where he developed an appreciation for gardening, farming and the environment.

Dan served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He moved to Chicago to study, to work in purchasing and to raise a family. He graduated from Loyola University, Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts.

Dan was an avid reader and a crossword puzzle wizard. He did extensive genealogical research and traveled the world discovering his roots. He enjoyed spending time raising flowers, especially begonias, in his greenhouse. He volunteered his time to help the disadvantaged, and to promote adult literacy.

He is survived by his sons Timothy, Michael, Patrick and Kevin; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

St. Anne’s of Winona embraced Dan as a member of their extended family and provided loving care to the moment of his death.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Anne of Winona at 1347 West Broadway Street, Winona, MN 55987, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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