Dorothy Dale Paulson was born October 26, 1925, at Forest City, SD, to Ernest and Margaret (Kula) Voorhees. She graduated from Gettysburg High School in 1943. On April 4, 1945, she married Lyle Paulson in Pierre, SD. They lived in Long Beach, CA, in 1951 and 1952, and then returned to Gettysburg SD, where she was a bookkeeper for many years. She had been a resident of Mitchell since 1991.She was a member of the Christ Episcopal Church in Gettysburg and had been a member of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by two children: Nancy Mitchell and husband, Steve of Valrico, FL, Paul Paulson and wife, Joyce of Mitchell, SD; two sisters, Lucille Simon of Lebanon, SD and Margaret Nagel of Mount Shasta, CA; three grandchildren: Tricia Paulson, Matthew Paulson and James Gress; two great grandchildren, Joshua Gress and Jared Gress and a special friend, Dale Anderson of Mitchell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lyle, her parents, three brothers and one sister.