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LarryE. Paulsen - 78

9/1/1936 - 4/12/2015

Long Grove, Iowa

Lawrence E. “Larry” Paulsen, age 78 of Long Grove, formerly of Green Island, Miles and the Preston area, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Genesis East Hospital, Davenport, Iowa. Visitation will be from Noon until 2:00 PM Sunday, April 19th at the Pape Funeral Home. A service will begin at 2:00 PM on Sunday. Burial will be at a later date. Online condolences may be left at

Larry was born in Clinton, Iowa on September 2, 1936, the son of Emil F. and Emily (Jacobsen) Paulsen. He attended Miles schools. Larry married Janice Fuller on October 20, 1957 in Clinton. Janice died on December 4, 1999. Larry owned and operated Paulsen Masonry and Concrete of Charlotte for 20 years. He had been a concrete finisher for over 50 years working with many local contractors before retiring in 1998. Larry enjoyed camping, fishing, taking weekend trips, telling jokes, spending time with his coffee club buddies and making new friends.

Larry is survived by his best friend and companion Judy Hansen of Long Grove, his three children; Julie Sozio of Langhorn, PA, Laurie (Cletus) Heister of Preston and Jeff (Dede Hunstad) Paulsen of Waterloo, 14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and Judy’s children; Denise Hickle (Brad Posten) of Davenport, Kevin (Stephanie) Davis of Lowden, Nickolas (Lyssie Metzler)Hale of Oakland, NB and Judy’s six grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; an infant daughter Wendy and two sons, Larry C. Paulsen and Jerry E. Paulsen.


Visitation will be from Noon until 2:00 PM Sunday, April 19th at the Pape Funeral Home.


A service will begin at 2:00 PM on Sunday at the Pape Funeral Home.

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