Paula Cady Russell\nJanuary 1, 1946 - January 9, 2022\nPaula Margaret Cady was born January 1, 1946, in Columbus, NE, the daughter of Clinton and Margaret (Haney) Cady. \nPaula graduated from St. Cecilia High School in Omaha, Nebraska in 1964, and earned her business degree from the University of Nebraska Omaha. She spent over 30 years as Mary Kay Beauty Consultant. Paula never met a stranger, and always had a big smile and a kind word (and even a hug) for all.\nWhile Nebraska was always "home," Paula lived in Colorado Springs, CO and Anchorage, AK, as well as spending 20 years living with her lifelong best friend, her brother John, in Fort Worth, Texas. In 2010, after John's passing, Paula moved back to Nebraska to be closer to her family.\nIn 2019, Paula was diagnosed with Dementia. She lived her final years at home, with her son John as her caregiver, until she passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on January 9th, 2022.\nPaula is survived by her son, John (Ashley) Russell, grandchildren, Hayden Russell, Meredith Russell, Stephanie Russell, Philip Russell, and Aubrey Wharton, and by her beloved ragdoll cat, Buddy.\nShe was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, John and Fred Cady.\nIn lieu of flowers and cards, the family requests that memorials be given in Paula's name to The Cat House in Lincoln, Nebraska.