Obituaries Dorothy Marcotte

Dorothy Trudeau Marcotte, 74, of Vermillion, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000, in her home from cancer.

She was born Oct. 10, 1925 in Elk Point, to Leo and Vera (Rosenberger) Trudeau. She attended Elk Point and rural Spirit Mound grade schools and graduated from University High School at Vermillion.

She married Melvin Marcotte on May 29, 1950 at Vermillion. The couple lived in Sheldon, IA for many years, where she worked at Mastbergen Jewelry Store. They moved back to Vermillion in 1990, when her husband retired after teaching for 23 years at Northwest Iowa Technical School.

She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church and Altar Society, Catholic Daughters, Senior Citizens in Vermillion and the Clay County Rumblers camping group.

Survivors include her husband: Melvin; one daughter: Judy (Craig) Hauger of Sioux Falls; one son: Thomas (Connie) Marcotte of Le Mars, IA; three grandsons; three granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; one sister: Maxine Millette, Vermillion; two brothers: Richard of Mitchell, and James of Sturgis; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral Mass was 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion with burial in Calvary Cemetery in Vermillion. Visitation was 6:30 p.m. Sunday, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., all at the church. Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion was in charge of arrangements.

Michael Paulson

Michael Collamer Paulson, 19, of Vermillion died Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2000 at the Floyd Valley Hospital in Le Mars, IA as a result of an automobile accident.

Michael was born Dec. 29, 1980 in Yankton to Thomas C. and Linda (Collamer) Paulson. He attended St. Agnes Elementary School in Vermillion, and the Vermillion public schools, graduating from Vermillion High School 1999. He was currently attending Iowa State University in Ames, IA.

He was a high school National Merit Scholar and a member of the National Honor Society, an Eagle Scout through Troop #66 in Vermillion, and was very active in debate in high school.

Survivors include his parents: Tom and Linda, Vermillion; a sister: Margaret, Vermillion; two grandmothers: Dolores Paulson of Le Mars, IA, and Elizabeth Collamer of Chadron, NE; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral Mass was 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion. Burial was in St. Joseph's Neptune Cemetery in rural Hinton, IA. Visitation was at 5 p.m. Friday with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the church. Hansen Funeral Home in Vermillion was in charge of the arrangements.

Paula Campbell

Paula Jane Campbell, 52, Vermillion, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls.

Funeral services were held Friday at First Baptist Church, Vermillion, with the Rev. Elmer "Sandy" Aakre officiating. A prayer service was also held Thursday, conducted by Rebekah Lodge No. 28.

Burial was in BluffView Cemetery, Vermillion. Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home, Vermillion, was in charge of arrangements.

She was born Sept. 30, 1947, at Indianapolis, IN, to Paul and Virginia (Sympson) Blair. She lived in Louisville, KY, from 1948 to 1980, then moved to Vermillion. She worked as a nurse's aide, a maid and as a restaurant helper.

She was a member of the Vermillion Rebekah Lodge No. 28, L.A.P.M. No. 12, N.L.E.A., the Eagle's Auxiliary No. 2421, and First Baptist Church, Vermillion.

She is survived by two daughters: Tammy Box, New Washington, IN, and Kathy Barnett, Portsmith, VA; one son: Harrison Louis Stephens Jr., Smithfield, VA; three grandchildren: Katelynn and Christopher Barnett and Jeremy Lanyon; and one sister: Kathy (Russell) Lilly, Vermillion.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Marion Shouse

Marion (Doohen) Shouse, 89, of Vermillion, died Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2000 at her residence.

Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, Aug. 26 at 9 a.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Vermillion. Burial will be at a later date.

Hansen Funeral Home, Vermillion is in charge of arrangements.

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