Eleanor M. Paulsen, 86, of Toledo, and formerly of Port Clinton, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, in Toledo Hospital.
She was born March 16, 1926, in Danbury Township to William and Edna (Schultz) Bauman. She married Luther H. Paulsen on Sept. 27, 1947, and he preceded her in death on April 16, 2007.
Mrs. Paulsen was a homemaker and a member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Toledo.
Surviving are her sons, David (Lori) Paulsen, of Harrison, Mich., and Larry (Kathy) Paulsen, of Norwalk; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Luther; son, Lynn Paulsen; daughter, Janet Miller; brother, Wesley Bauman; and grandchildren, Chad and Karl.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, 1124 Fulton Street, Port Clinton, where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. Pastor Richard O. Sauerlender will officiate. Burial will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Port Clinton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Church of Our Savior or to the American Diabetes Association.
Condolences may be expressed at neideckerleveckcrosser.com.