Allen Jay Paulson, 84, of Rochester, died June 28. Allen was born in Minneapolis and was raised in Wisconsin and St. Anthony Park, where he graduated from Murray High School. He then attended the University of Minnesota, where he studied civil engineering.

Allen was preceded in death by his wife, Ann. He is survived by three sons, James (Debra), Charles (Tami) and John, all of Rochester; two daughters, Susan (Scott) Proudfit of Eden Prairie and Barbara Paulson (David Klepaida) of Cottage Grove; five grandchildren; and a sister, June Ordal of Battle Lake, Minn.

Mass of Christian burial was celebrated July 3 at Pax Christi Catholic Church in Rochester.

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