Emery Harry Paulsen

March 12, 1930May 17, 2013

Mr. Emery Harry Paulsen went to be with Lord May 17, 2013. Funeral service is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21 at 2:30 pm in the Chapel of Winkenhofer Pine Ridge funeral home with Drs. William Camp and Joe Brothers officiating. Burial with military honors will be on Wednesday, May 22, 11:30 am at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. Born in Hartley, Iowa on March 12, 1930 to Harry and Amelia Paulsen, Emery was a veteran of the US Marine Corps. He was a longtime employee for Lockheed-Martin as a Flight Test Engineer. His passion for aircrafts led to many jobs within the Flight Test Engineering parameter, McDonald-Douglas, Aerospatiale Helicopter, and Lockheed being the main benefactors of his talents. During the lean times in the aircraft industry, Emery worked in the building and remodeling business in Arlington, TX. In 1995, Emery was grateful to get back to his first love and moved to Smyrna, Ga. to work at Lockheed in Marietta. Emery is survived by his wife of 57 years, Janeen Ann Mattlin Paulsen of Acworth, Ga; sister Ruth Gilman of Mankato, MN; brothers – Wayne Paulsen of Milford, IA and Curtis Paulsen of Spencer, IA. Nieces and Nephews also survive. Emery’s family will be receiving friends on Monday, May 20 from 7-9pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Moody Church, 1635 N La Salle Drive, Chicago, IL 60614 or the Moody Bible Institute, 820 N La Salle Street, Chicago, IL 60610, or


  • Visitation Monday, May 20, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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Tony Jones

May 24, 2013

Thanks for directing me to this photo gallery. You selected some wonderful pictures to share. I've greatly enjoyed our conversations and getting to know Emery vicariously through you. You have been and will remain in my prayers.
Warmest regards,

May 23, 2013

Dear Aunt Nene,

I look so forward to Heaven, when we can ALL be there together, continually praising our precious Savior! We are praying for you! Love, Joli, Greg, and children.

Carma Paulsen-Moran

May 22, 2013

Janeen. All of us in Iowa are thinking of you in this time of sorrow. We are with LelaMae as I write this to you. Your in my prayers. Love you so much.

May 21, 2013

Janeen: We are praying for you. May our Lord give you all the necessary strength and guidance you need in the days, weeks, and months ahead. Don and Dixie Stretch

May 20, 2013

Janeen, You have been in our thoughts and prayers since we learned of Emery's passing. I have been remembering the good times we had together in Sunday School, laughing with you and Emery. I have truly missed you both being in Sunday School with us. Emery is now at peace and resting in the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We loved Emery and we are sending our love and prayers to you. Earl and Noreen Gossage

Tammy King

May 20, 2013

Janeen, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Emery was a sweet and funny man and I know you will miss him. Take comfort in knowing that he is safe in the hands of God.

May 19, 2013

We are praying for you. We are saddened, but thankful that Emery is in the hands of the God who loved him and whom Emery loved in return. We hope that you can find comfort in that and in the many years of life together you and Emery shared. Peace and courage to you,
Greg, Karin, Annika, & Erik Jackson

May 19, 2013

Praying for you during this time. Emery was a great man of God. We have many wonderful memories and enjoyed the good advice he gave me from time to time.See you soon.May the Lord give you rest as He is the only one that can.
Sue and Terry