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Howard "Dave" Paulsen

May 6, 1941 August 4, 2019
Howard "Dave" Paulsen
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Obituary for Howard "Dave" Paulsen

Howard "Dave" Paulsen, age 78, a resident of Wheaton, IL, formerly of Lombard, Downers Grove, Romeoville and Naperville, IL, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at DuPage Care Center in Wheaton. He was born May 6, 1941 in Elmhurst, IL.

Beloved father of Carl (Rebecca) Paulsen of Naperville and Jenny (Russ) Spejewski of Schaumburg, IL, adored grandfather of Colette, Camille, Naomi and the late Hannah Paulsen, devoted son of the late Loretta Storr, dear brother of Mary (the late Terry) LaFrenz of Princeton, IL and the late Dolores (the late Al) Bartlett, fond uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Services are private.

Donations in Dave's memory may be made to:

DuPage Care Center Foundation, 400 N County Farm Rd., Wheaton, Illinois 60187, (630) 784-4260,


Alzheimer’s Association - Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631, (847) 933-2413,

Arrangements by Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Plainfield, IL.

For more information, please visit or call (815) 436-9221.

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Memorial Contribution

DuPage Care Center Foundation,

400 N County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, Illinois 60187

Alzheimer’s Association - Illinois Chapter

8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800
Chicago , IL 60631

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