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Luella Kay

October 9, 1931 — April 10, 2015

Luella M. (Paulsen) Kay, 83, of Wakefield, NE, passed away Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Wakefield Health Care Center in Wakefield. Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastor William Bertrand officiating. Visitation will be Monday, April 13, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at Bressler-Munderloh-Smith Funeral Home in Wakefield. Burial will be in the Wakefield Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation. Arrangements are under the direction of Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Wakefield. Luella was born October 9, 1931 to Fred and Esther (Jepsen) Paulsen on a farm in Thurston County, NE. She graduated from Wakefield High School in 1949. On November 10, 1951, Luella was united in marriage to Milford Kay. The couple had two children Gregory and Steven. Luella worked at the phone company in Wakefield before working at Waldbaum’s and for many years in the Wakefield High School. In her later years, she worked at Sidelines Restaurant in Wakefield. Luella enjoyed being outside camping, fishing, and gardening. Luella is survived by her sons, Steve (Donna) Kay of South Sioux City, NE, Greg (Pamela) Kay of Fort, Dodge, IA; grandchildren, Brett Kay, Josh Kay, Stephanie (JJ) Livingston; and two great grandchildren, Jessie Heckens, and Jayden Livingston, and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Milford on March 3, 2004; brother, Don Paulsen; and sister, Delores Barge.


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