Obituary: Justin Paulsen, 27, Roseville, formerly of Custer.

July 25, 2017

Obituary: Justin Paulsen, 27, Roseville, formerly of Custer.

Justin James Paulsen, 27, of Roseville, formerly of Custer died suddenly on Sunday, July 23, 2017.  Justin was born on December 8, 1989 in Detroit, the son of Mark James and Betty Sue (Cantrell) Paulsen, and the older brother of Jeffrey Paulsen.  After attending high school in Mason County, he moved to Roseville with his life partner Shannon Cole and their son Reilley James.  Justin has recently been working construction with his dad and brother and enjoying his time in Mason County.

Justin was preceded in death by his mother Betty and his grandparents.  He will be greatly missed by the love of his life Shannon, his son Reilley James, his father Mark (RaeAnne) Paulsen of Walhalla, his brother Jeffrey of Walhalla, his stepbrothers Craig (Michelle) Holtrust and Cody Holtrust (fiancée Julie Gilman) all of Ludington, his stepsister Cassidy Holtrust (Jeremy Anderson) of Baldwin, and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held for Justin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 29 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Scottville with The Rev. James Schroeder officiating.  Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Custer.  Friends may meet with his family prior to the service on Saturday morning from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.  Those who wish to make a donation in memory of Justin are asked to consider his family to assist with expenses.

Please visit Justin’s memory page at to leave a tribute of Justin for his family or to light a candle in his memory.


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