Sherri Paulsen of Oakhurst, beloved wife, mother and grandmother passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Sherri was born in 1942 to James and Doris Kemple, in East Liverpool, Ohio. She had three brothers. As a young woman, she moved to California and eventually married Lowell Paulsen.
She honorably served her country for 28 years as a civil servant at the ChinaLake Naval Weapons Center. Upon her retirement, she and Lowell moved to their mountain home near Yosemite National Park.
She is survived by her brother Gregg Kemple; four children, Dianne Foreman, Julie Antonio, Jeff Paulsen, and Andrea Caston; plus 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. In her final years she shared a close friendship with Ron Smith of Oakhurst. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.
A celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, February 11 at 2:00pm at Mountain Christian Center, 40229 Highway 49, Oakhurst 93644.
Contributions in her honor may be given to Helping Hands (Pregnancy Center), P.O. Box 3261, Oakhurst CA, 93644, or Sunshine Ranch Therapeutic Riding, P.O. Box 1056, Lakeside CA 92040.