Rev. Richard M. Paulus


Rev. Richard M. Paulus passed away on Monday, December 26, 2022.

There will be a community gathering on Saturday, February 25th from 1-4 p.m. at Henderson Barker Funeral Home in West Branch to share memories of Richard. The family will hold a Celebration of Life in April at New Song Episcopal Church in Coralville, Iowa.

In Iowa, Rev. Paulus served Waterloo, First (Assoc.); Muscatine, Wesley (Assoc.); Van Horne-Elberon; and West Branch-Springdale.
He retired in 2000.

Survivors include his wife, Ellyn Paulus; children, Cindy Pursifull, Joe Paulus and Jim Paulus; son-in-law, Terry Pursifull; and grandchildren, Brent, Eric and Lauren Pursifull. 

A full obituary may be found in the Cedar Rapids Gazette

Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, any local food pantries, the West Branch Fire Department or a charity of your choice.

Bishop Haller and the Cabinet – December 30, 2022