Janice Lee Paulsen, 60, Fargo, ND, died Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Innovis Health, Fargo.
Janice Seim was born the daughter of Leonard and Margaret (Simenson) Seim in Sharon, ND. She grew up in rural Finley and graduated from Finley High School in 1962. In 1966 she graduated from Mayville State College with a major in elementary education.
She married her high school sweetheart, Gary Paulsen, on May 31, 1966. Janice taught one year in Hillsboro, ND, before coming to Fargo in 1967. She taught fourth grade for 34 years at Lewis and Clark Elementary School. At Lewis and Clark, she touched the lives of many students about whom she cared deeply. She leaves behind many dear friends who will miss her greatly.
She is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Gary, of Fargo; mother, Margaret Haugen, Cooperstown, ND; one sister, Peggy Himebaugh, Duluth, MN; one brother, Leonard Seim, Hannaford, ND; two nieces, five nephews, and many loving relatives and friends.
The funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. in Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday in Boulger Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday from 5-7 p.m. in Boulger Funeral Home, and in the church on Monday one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Finley Cemetery, Finley, ND.
Arrangements by Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook available at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com