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Teresa K. Paulson

September 8, 2019
Estherville News

Funeral services for Teresa K. Paulson, 53, of Estherville will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Estherville with Pastor Cole McCormick officiating. Interment will be at Lutheran Cemetery, Swea City. She passed away at Avera Holy Family Hospital in Estherville on Sept. 7, 2019.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the Henry-Olson Funeral Home in Estherville.

In lieu of flowers Teresa prefers memorial contributions made to Avera Holy Family Hospice.

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Teresa Kay Paulson, daughter of Everett and Marlene (Carlson) Thorson, was born on February 24, 1966 in Estherville, Iowa.

Teresa graduated from North Kossuth High School in 1984, as the Class President and Valedictorian. During high school she was the Kossuth County Pork Ambassador, showed livestock with 4-H, and was active in four sports. She then attended the University of Iowa and graduated with her degree in Pharmacology. She was employed as a Pharmacist with Hoye Drug in Estherville, K-Mart in Fairmont, and Hy-Vee in Estherville for the past 16 years. She loved to golf and met her husband, Barry Paulson, while golfing. The couple was married at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Swea City on November 27, 1993. The couple made their home in rural Estherville and have two sons Jakob and Garrett.

Teresa was a active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Estherville. Teresa was very involved in the Estherville community; she was on the ELC Booster Club and Estherville Golf & Country Club Board. She loved following her sons' activities. Teresa enjoyed reading and gardening in her free time, as well as running in marathons and triathlons.

Teresa is survived by her husband of 25 years, Barry of Estherville; her sons Jakob Paulson and Garrett Paulson of Estherville; her mother Marlene Thorson of Swea City; her sister Lynndah (Mike) Long of Iowa; and her brother Clair (Lynn) Thorson of Cherokee. She is also survived by her father and mother-in-law Marlin and Carolyn Paulson of Estherville, and sister-in-law Sherry Paulson of Estherville.

Teresa is preceded in death by her father Everett Thorson, and her grandparents.

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