Rita J. Paulsen, 90 year old resident of Pierz, MN, passed away Friday, November 16, 2012 at the Harmony House in Pierz, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, November19 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pierz, MN, with Rev. Ken Popp officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held from 3:00 – 6:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 18 and 9:00 – 10:00 A.M. on Monday, November 19 at Emblom-Brenny Funeral Service in Pierz. There will be a Christian Mother’s Rosary at 4:00 P.M. followed by Parish Prayers at 5:00 P.M.