Russell Palmer Paulson

Russell Palmer Paulson

MADISON-Russell Palmer Paulson, age 67, of Madison, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

He was born on June 12, 1949, in Madison, the son of Palmer and Lola (Sherman) Paulson. After graduating from high school, he was a drummer in a band. Russ always enjoyed playing cards with his family and going out to eat.

Russ is survived by his mother, Lola; sisters, Bonnie (Steven) Juve and Linda (Duane) Olson; a niece; Michelle (Randy Hilbelink); and three nephews, Randall (Jen) Kloskey, Jim (Tina) Jackson and Kevin (Kim) Jackson and their families. He was preceded in death by his father, Palmer.

In keeping with Russ’s wishes, a private family service will be held.

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive