CLIFFORD PAULSETHClifford Jerome Paulseth passed away on Oct. 21, 2009 at his home north of Williams at the age of 68.
Clifford Jerome Paulseth passed away on Oct. 21, 2009 at his home north of Williams at the age of 68.
Cliff was born May 12, 1941, on the farm he grew up on north of Roosevelt, the son of Harold and Evelyn Paulseth.
Cliff attended schools in Roosevelt, Williams and International Falls, although he claimed Williams as his high school.
Cliff worked in the woods in Montana with his brother-in-law, Kenny Heem. In May 1960, he joined the Navy and served on a destroyer, the U.S. Macdonough. He was a Third Class Petty Officer Signalman. Part of his military duty was served in the Caribbean protecting the U.S. during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He returned home after serving four years in the Navy. He married Sherry Wilson on Sept. 11, 1964, at Roosevelt. They
moved to Silver Bay and began raising their family. Cliff worked for Reserve Mining in Silver Bay for 19 years. He was a member of the American Legion in Roosevelt, Silver Bay rescue squad, Silver Bay VFW, of which he was a past commander.
In 1987 they moved to the Williams area and Cliff worked for Polaris and Marvin Windows and Doors, retiring in 2003. He loved singing and playing the guitar, hunting and fishing, and visiting with friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Harold and Evelyn Paulseth; and brother John Elroy Paulseth.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry; sons: Tracy (Courtney) and Troy (Julie), daughter, Amy (Scott) Ravndalen; ten grandchildren and two great-grandsons; brother, Harold, and sister, Linda Heem.
Funeral services were Saturday at the Woodland Bible Church in Warroad. Interment was at the Silent City Cemetery. Military rites by the Roosevelt American Legion. Online guest book at: www.helgesonfuneralhome.com