April 27, 1933 – Friday, February 14, 2014
St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo, MN
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
at the funeral home
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Lila M. Paumen, age 80, of Buffalo passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014 at Park Terrace Assisted Living in Buffalo.
She was born on April 27, 1933 in South Haven, Minnesota the daughter of James & Agnes Hoffman Haverty.
Lila graduated in 1950 from Maple Lake High School.
On June 2nd, 1951, Lila M. Haverty and Kenneth J. Paumen were united in marriage at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Maple Lake. God blessed their marriage with five children.
Lila was formerly employed at The Buffalo Hospital for many years and later at Park View Care Center as a ward secretary.
Lila was an artist and enjoyed painting, was an avid walker and enjoyed flowers and gardening.
She was a faithful member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo.
She is survived by her loving children: Debra (Bruce) Otten, Rebecca (Bruce) Ruhe and Lee (Kimi) Paumen all of Buffalo; a son in law: James Smail of Yorktown, VA; grandchildren: Andrea (Joe) Kennedy and Emily Smail, Ryan (Carrie) Otten and Rachel Otten, Charles Otten and Tara (Pete) Sarvie, Cord (Erin) Paumen and Jacquelyn Paumen; six great grandchildren; sisters: Phyllis Farniok of of Macomb, Illinois, Mary (Clifford) Stumpf of Owatonna, Minnesota and Sandra (Stephen) Anderson of Buffalo; other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband: Kenneth J. Paumen, a daughter: Diane Smail, a son: Dean Paumen, her parents: James & Agnes Haverty and by a sister: Dorothy Hudek.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Lila Paumen will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo. Father David Hennen will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 25th from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.
Casket Bearers will be Lila’s grandchildren:
Andrea Kennedy, Emily Smail, Ryan Otten, Rachel Otten, Charles Otten, Tara Sarvie, Cord Paumen and Jacquelyn Paumen.