Donald Paulson, 77, of Wild Rose, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center – Appleton. Donald was born on February 2, 1939, son of the late Donald C. and Elsie (Flohr) Paulson. On September 13, 1972, Donald was united in marriage to the love of his life, Barbara Buzzell. Donald was a member of the American Legion Post #347, of Lady Lake, FL. Donald also loved hunting, fishing, and the Green Bay Packers. Donald is survived by: his wife Barbara; sons Jeffrey (Mary Peterson) Paulson, Todd (Peggy) Paulson, and Donald (Amy) Paulson; daughters Patricia Paulson, Mary Paulson, and Lea (Tosi) Kuqo; 9 grandchildren; and sisters Nancy McGeathy and Linda Fassett. Donald is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He is preceded in death by: his parents. A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 PM on August 5, 2016, at the Pavilion of the Central WI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, King. Relatives and friends may gather at the Pavilion at 12:30 PM.