Morris T. Paulson, 94, died Jan. 21, 2016, in Enumclaw.
He was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Fertile, Minn. He attended school on Vashon Island, Wash., worked on fishing boats in Alaska from the time he was 13 and served in the U.S. Coast Guard on the cutter USS Onondaga during World War II. He graduated from an “airframes and engines” school in California and worked 36 years for Boeing. He married Janet on Nov. 17, 1948, and they remained married for 67 years. The most important things in his life were family, friends and faith. He was active at Trinity Lutheran Church and in the lives of his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by sons Lee Paulson (Cheryl) of Ravensdale and Neil Paulson of Kent; daughter Lynn Blazek (Joseph) of Ellensburg; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Inurnment took place at 9 a.m. Feb. 26 at Tahoma National Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church.
Services were by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All may sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.