Lillian May PaulsonLillian May Paulson, age 96, resident of McVille, ND passed away Friday, October 18, 2013 at the Nelson County Health System – Care Center in McVille.
Lillian was born May 10, 1917 on the family farm to Guy O. and Maria (Lundsten) Trostad. She grew up and attended the Olson country school in Griggs County, graduating from Cooperstown High School in 1936. Lillian worked at the hotel and café in McVille where she met her future husband Walter. On April 13, 1940 she married Walter Paulson at the Tufteland parsonage. The couple lived near the family farm before moving to Sharon, ND, Aneta, ND and settling in Kloten, ND. Lillian was the postmaster in Kloten for 20 years, retiring in 1985. In 1997 she moved into McVille. She moved into the Care Center in 2007.