Lewis Gail Poulsen
Lewis Gail Poulsen
  • September 22, 1928 - May 27, 2014
  • Burney, California

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Lewis Gail Poulsen age 85 passed away peacefully after a short illness, on 27 May 2014 at Mayers Memorial Hospital in Fall River Mills, CA, with his loving wife Lora Mae Poulsen by his side. By his request there will be no services.

Gail was a long time resident of Burney, Shasta County, CA He worked as a mechanic/machinist throughout his life from California to Alaska in the lumber/timber industry. His great passion was flying small aircraft.

Lewis Gail Poulsen was born 22 Sept 1928 in Susanville, CA to Grant Wilford and Rhoda Miller Poulsen. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first two wives Jean Ann Jarvis and Doreen Poulsen, a brother Darell and sister-in-law Betty Poulsen, a son Leslie, as well as a stepson William Rolla Van Wormer.

He is survived by spouse Lora Mae Poulsen, sister Virginia (Ralph) Coleman, Lake Tahoe, California. Children; Lew (Gayle) Poulsen, Meridian, Idaho. - Larry and Lee Poulsen of Oregon. - Linda (Fred) Timmons, Washington, Utah. - Susan Grover, Little River, California -Ted (Laura) Engberg, Escalante, Utah - Deborah Sue (Dave) Travers, Anchorage Alaska - Peg Haas Van Wormer, Nebraska - Richard J. (Elea) Van Wormer, Fort Bragg, California, - Christy Haley, Redding, California - Terry L. Van Wormer, Burney, California - Peggy Crispin, Fort Bragg, California - Lee Roy ( Cathy) McFarland, Anchorage, Alaska, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Arrangements under the direction of McDonald's Chapel, Burney, CA.