Roger Satrom Paulsen

Paulsen, Roger Satrom 89, of Waconia, formerly of Richfield, died Feb. 22, 2020, at home. He was born Aug. 15, 1930, to Robert and Clara (Satrom) Paulsen in Lonsdale, MN. He graduated from Northfield High School. He served in the Army in 1949-1952, obtaining the rank of Sergeant in the 474th Signal Aviation Construction Co. He married Donna Mae Boyd on June 10, 1955, in Farmington, MN. He worked for Western Electric/AT&T for nearly 31 years, retiring in 1983. Roger was a member of the American Legion, Zuhrah Shriners, and the Minnesota Freemasons. He is preceded in death by brothers Dale and Burton, and brothers-in-law Donnie Boyd and Rod Boyd. He is survived by his wife, Donna, of Waconia; son Greg Paulsen, of Minnetonka; daughter Susan Paulsen, of Richfield; son Bob (Terri Lee) Paulsen, of Waconia; grandson Eric Burgoyne, of Edina; and granddaughters Sydney, Logan, and Quinn Paulsen, of Waconia. A private graveside service was held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia. 952-442-2121 www.