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Charles J. Paulus

April 13, 1933 — December 12, 2018

Charles J. Paulus, age 85 of Bloomington, WI, died Wednesday, December 12, 2018. He was born in Cassville, WI, on April 13, 1933, the son of Joseph and Dorothy (Hampton) Paulus. Charles graduated from Bloomington High School and served in the U.S. Army from February 1954 until January 1956; serving his country in Guam during the Korean Conflict. He married Loris Clark on September 19, 1957 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bloomington. Charles was a proud member of the Abraham-Hickock-Westmore American Legion Post #148, a volunteer firefighter for the Bloomington Fire Department for over thirty years and served on the Bloomington School Board. He was a faithful member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bloomington, and the Knights of Columbus Council #4416. In his free time, Charles enjoyed going to sporting events, hunting, fishing, playing cards, and woodworking. He especially liked going on drives and often went on Sunday rides with his wife, Loris.

Charles is survived by his children: Kris (Jeff) Reuter, John (Cathie) Paulus, Jo Marie (Bill) Moore, and Cynthia Paulus; twelve grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three sisters: Mary Ann (Ron) Herold, Susie (Dennis) Duffy, Deborah (Kevin) Kottke; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Loris, on September 15, 2011; two children: Dennis (Judy) Paulus and Amy Moris; and a great-granddaughter, Haven Rozevink.

Funeral services with Military Honors will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 17, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bloomington with Fr. John Meinholz officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bloomington. Family and friends may call from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bloomington where a 12:45 p.m. Knights of Columbus Rosary will be prayed. Visitation will also be held Monday, December 17, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Charles J. Paulus Memorial Fund has been established. The Martin Schwartz Funeral Homes and Crematory of Bloomington is entrusted with his services.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, December 16, 2018

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church - Bloomington

535 Congress Street, Bloomington, WI 53804

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Visitation

Monday, December 17, 2018

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church - Bloomington

535 Congress Street, Bloomington, WI 53804

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Service

Monday, December 17, 2018

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church - Bloomington

535 Congress Street, Bloomington, WI 53804

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Graveside

Monday, December 17, 2018

12:30 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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