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Dustin James Paulsen

November 18, 1991 — January 30, 2024


Dustin James Paulsen, 32, of Lawton, passed away suddenly Tuesday, January 30, 2024, at his home.

He was born November 18, 1991, in Butler, Pennsylvania, the son of David Achezinski and Sharon (Paulsen) McComick.

Dustin worked as a minister for many years and most recently was a worship leader at Freshwater Community Church. He absolutely loved working in ministry and spread his strong faith and positive outlook to many. Dustin had a love and talent for music that shone through from a very young age. He started a band with his best friends called "Back to the Good Stuff". Dustin enjoyed playing baseball and watching his two favorite sports teams: the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins! Above all else, family meant the world to Dustin. His three children were his entire world and he loved nothing more than to play and spend time with them.

He is survived by his loving wife; Megan (Brandt) Paulsen, three beloved children; Amelia, Opal and Timothy Paulsen, parents; David (Dawn) Achezinski and Sharon (Tim) McComick, six sisters; Zeta Achezinski, Gretchen (Dan) Cash, Allison (Chuck) Sanders, Kristen McComick, Camden (Hal) Schneider and Erin McComick, grandmother; Virginia Paulsen and eleven nieces and nephews.

Dustin was preceded in death by his grandfather; Eugene Paulsen.

Family and friends are invited to visit Monday, February 5, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Freshwater Community Church, 600 E. Michigan Avenue, Paw Paw, where a memorial service will commence at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Troy Gentz officiating. Immediately following services, there will be a luncheon held at the church.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to assist with funeral expenses.

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