James N. Paulson, 87 of Mauston passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Fair View Nursing Home, Mauston.


Jim was born in Mauston, Wisconsin on November 15, 1930 the son of Norman and Margaret Paulson.


Jim graduated from Madonna HS in Mauston.  He then went to
Milwaukee to find work.  He worked for and retired from Allis
Chalmers.  He was drafted into the Army and served two years and
returned to Allis Chalmers. While he worked in West Allis he spent
most weekends at the farm between Mauston and Elroy.  He later
purchased the farm from his parents.  He retired to the farm.  He then

worked for Mauston Home Sales. He and Pat have spent their winters in

Arizona for many years.

He was involved in AA program for himself and supported many on their
journey with alcoholism.  He was an avid deer hunter.  Jim was a
strong willed person who valued his privacy.


Jim is survived by wife Pat, three children Pam of Waukesha WI, Jim
(Brenda) Mauston WI and Richard (Tammy) Briggsville,  step-grand-
daughter  Katelynn and step great grand daughter Ella, hsi sisters SR Mary
Ellen OP Racine Dominican and Norma (Joe) Lehosky Florida,  his brothers
Harold (Wilda) Oakdale, Duane (Carol) Waukesha WI and Ken (Kathy)
Waukesha and numerous nieces and nephews and their children.

He was preceded in death by mother Margret and father Noman, brother
Kerian and longtime friend Rita Barreau.


A Memorial Mass will be held at 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Mauston where friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.


For online condolences please go to www.crandallfuneral.com