In Loving Memory
Avalon Mary Ann Paulson
Avalon Paulson was born on June 6, 1927, on the family farm in Lowville Township, Murray County, Minnesota to William and Emma Oberg Kollowa. She grew on the family farm and graduated Slayton High School in 1945. On September 26, 1948, she and Wayne Paulson were married at her parents’ home near Hadley, MN. Following their marriage they farmed in Leeds Township, Murray County until Wayne’s death on May 23, 1958. Avalon and their young son, Walden then moved to Slayton. Avalon worked for Dr. Roger Asplin’s family and later at the Murray County Hospital in the kitchen and in housekeeping. She retired in 1989 after 22 years at the hospital. In October 2016 she became a resident of the Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Fulda. She passed away there on Friday, December 23, 2022, at the age of 95. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Slayton and was active with the quilting group. Avalon volunteered at Slayton Senior Dining, R.S.V.P and the Slayton Manor. Avalon enjoyed being with her family and friends.
Survivors include her son, Walden Paulson and his wife, Kary of Eden Prairie, MN, three grandchildren, Matthew and Jennifer Paulson, Mitchell Paulson and Ceci Lara and Marcus and Veronica Paulson, eight great-grandchildren and one brother, Willard Kollowa of St. Charles, MO. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, infant sister, Aldora Mae Kollowa and sister-in-law, Shirley Ann Kollowa.
Totzke Funeral Home on Saturday, January 7, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Darby Lawrence officiating. Interment will be at a later time.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the Totzke Funeral Home on Saturday, January 7, 2023, Totzke Funeral Home of Slayton, MN is entrusted with arrangements. To view online obituary and send condolences visit totzkefuneralhome.com
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