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Brady —Betty Mae Paulsen, 83, died August 5, 2014. She was born in Great Falls on January 10, 1931 to Lewis and Elsie Newell. Betty graduated from Great Falls High School in 1948. She married Bert C. Paulsen on December 11, 1949. After they married they lived on a ranch in Cascade area. Together they had four children, Cindie, Deborah, Calvin, and Della. Later they moved to Brady. Betty and Bert both worked and retired from the Brady Public Schools after serving 32 years each.
Betty was a strong, spunky, independent woman who loved her family and friends. Her biggest joy in life was spending time with and taking care of the people she loved.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bert Paulsen; and daughters, Deborah Pate and Della Sandrock.
Survivors include her sister, Patsy Brattain-Berkley of Great Falls; daughter, Cindie Vandenberg of Brady; sons, Calvin (Maryum) Paulsen of Gleana, OH; son-in-law, Bill Pate of Conrad; 7 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 9, at 2pm at Conrad Mission Church. A reception will follow at 3:30pm at Brady Community Hall.
Condolences can be made to www.misermortuaries.com.
PONDERA FUNERAL HOME - CONRAD
302 S MAIN
Conrad, MT 59425
Published in Great Falls Tribune on Aug. 8, 2014