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Claudia Paulus


Claudia (Todd) Paulus, age 94, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at Friendship Village of Columbus.  Born in Hampton, Iowa, August 3, 1924 to Dr. Claude F. Osborne and Anna Osborne Watson. During her college years the family moved to California where she met her future husband, Frank Paulus. They settled in Worthington, Ohio where they were long time members of Worthington Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her sons, Dan (Susan), Kurt (Janene); grandchildren , Nathanael, Kelsey (Patrick) Esber, and Michael (Suzanna), brother Jack Osborne, sister in law Winifred Gould, great grandchildren, Miles, Wells, and Hayes Esber, and Evelyn Paulus, with many nieces and nephews.

Claudia was a devoted home maker and wife who was meticulous in the upbringing of her two sons  and, late in life, caretaker for her husband Frank.  She is remembered by her family as an outstanding cook and baker and always having a positive attitude towards life. Claudia was known as “Ms. Claudia” to all the staff at Friendship Village who were always so kind and caring to her and she will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

The family will receive friends on Saturday February 23rd between the hours of 3:00 PM and 4:30 PM, with service to follow, at Grace Powell Church , 7600 N. Liberty, Powell, Ohio 43065

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus Ohio 43215( www.alz.org/centralohio) or Friendship Village of Columbus, 5800 Forest hills Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43231 (www.fvcolumbus.org).

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