Judith Y. Paulsen, 66

Mrs. Judy Paulsen, of Main Street in Belgium passed away Thursday evening, Nov. 2, 2006, at Columbia-St. Mary’s Ozaukee Campus in Mequon. She was 66 years old.

Judy was born in Milwaukee on Jan. 23, 1940, daughter of Frank and Hertha Firch Sopinski. She was united in marriage with Joseph Paulsen on Dec. 3, 1969 in Las Vegas. The couple lived in the Fillmore area before moving to Belgium in 1992. Mrs. Paulsen worked at Kenro in Fredonia for 19 years before retiring in 2000.

Judy enjoyed gardening, baking, traveling, fishing and crocheting. She liked to spend time feeding the various birds and animals that came to her yard and taking good care of her family.

She is survived by her husband, Joe, of Belgium; her three sons, Robert (Barbara) Sopinski of Kewaskum, Michael Susalla of Greenfield and James Paulsen of Fond du Lac; and four grandchildren: Ryan, Aaron and Ashley Sopinski of Kewaskum and Alissa Susalla of Greenfield. She is further survived by three sisters, Gerry (Gene) Shaver of Port Washington, Arlene Shaw of Tomah and Carol (Gary) Knuep-pel of Gillett, one brother-in-law Tom (Janice) Szujewski of Culver City, Calif.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Joan Ann Hayes and Barbara Szujewski.

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m. at the Eernisse Funeral Home, 171 N. Royal Ave., Belgium. Father James Vojtek will officiate. The family will receive visitors at the Funeral Home on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. Memorials to the family are suggested in lieu of flowers. For online condolences, go to www.eernissefuneralhome.com.