Ralph A. Paulsen, 78, of Poplar Grove, IL passed away Monday, May 11, 2020. Ralph was born on February 3, 1942 in Chicago, IL, the son of Gordon and Lydia (Hageli) Paulsen. Ralph married the love of his life Barbara Ebeling on June 20, 1963 in Elmhurst, IL. Ralph was the proud co-owner and operator of Paulsen Paving and Paulsen Trucking. He enjoyed spending time fishing, watching baseball, football and driving his ‘58 Chevy. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Marengo #138 and made his spiritual home at Faith Baptist Church in Belvidere, IL.
Ralph is loved and missed by his wife, Barb; children, Christine Anclam, Eric (Jenn) Paulsen, Darrell Paulsen; grandchildren, Mathew, Grace, Hannah, Wyatt, Walker; great-grandchildren, Mayson, Ellie; siblings, James (Kathy) Paulsen, Barbara Luttenbacher as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Glen, Brian and infant brother Gordon Jr.; son-in-law, Bill Anclam.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials to the family to establish a memorial later. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit www.AndersonFCS.com