Sandra J. Paulsen

Sandra J. Paulsen (nee LaStofka) was born to eternal life June 14, 2014, at age 75. She is survived by her beloved husband, Kenneth; children Kimberly (Jay) Mason of Delafield, Eric (Barb) Paulsen of Wausau and Karen (Darin) Vande Zande of Oconomowoc; grandchildren Alyssa (Caleb) Palmer, Hunter Mason, Kaitlyn Paulsen, Jacob Paulsen, Peter Vande Zande and Zachary Vande Zande; sisters Carol (Chuck) Harrison and Virginia (Hal) Groenewold; and nieces and nephews.

Sandy was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Margaret LaStofka, and sister Barbara (Glenn) Hatleberg.

Sandy attended Madison General Hospital School of Nursing. She was a member of St. Johnís Lutheran Church, where she sang in the choir and participated in numerous womenís groups. She appreciated the love, support and prayers she received from her Bible study group. She was a member of the Waukesha Service Club. The things she enjoyed most in life were family, friends, travel, volunteering, winters in Florida, golf, tennis and singing in the choir.

Visitation will be at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, 20275 Davidson Road, Brookfield, on Friday, June 20, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm, and Saturday, June 21, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, with a funeral service at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Johnís Endowment Fund or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 4072 Pittsfield, MA 01202 are appreciated.

The family would like to thank Dr. Hari and his staff at Froedtert Cancer Center and the staff at Angels-Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc.

Krause Funeral Home of Brookfield, 432-8300, is serving the family. For more information, visit online at