Pauline C. Spenner
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Pauline C. Spenner age 99 of Yankton, SD and formerly of Hartington, Nebraska died peacefully on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Avera Majestic Bluffs in Yankton.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 10:30 a. m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with the Rev. Jeffery Loseke officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael's cemetery in Hartington. Visitation will be on Sunday February 22nd at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington from 2-4:00 p.m. with a Vigil at 3:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday at church one hour prior to services.

Pallbearers will be Gary Dean Schieffer, Tom Schieffer, Mark Schieffer, Francis Schieffer, Patrick Spenner, Christopher Spenner.

Pauline was born September 23, 1915, in Crofton to Frank and Katherine (Guenther) Schieffer. She married Ferd Spenner Feb. 9, 1949, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hartington, and they made their home in Hartington.

She was a faithful member of the Holy Trinity Guild, Christian Mothers, Catholic Daughters, Ministry of Praise and had a Perpetual Hour of Adoration. She was dedicated to her family, church and community.

Pauline is survived by two sons and their wives, Kenneth and Barbara Spenner, Durham, N.C., and Donald and Ruth Spenner, Kansas City, MO.; son-in-law, Kenneth Chaison, Bethesda, MD.; five grandchildren, Patrick Spenner and his wife, Mindy; Christopher Spenner and his wife, Erin; Katie Spears and her husband, Stephen; Bennett Spenner, and India Rose Spenner; four great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Kyrielle, Lyra and Zoe; four sister-in-laws; Dorothy Schieffer Kralicek, Yankton S.D., Eva Spenner, Tekamah NE., Dorothy Steffen, Yankton, S.D., and Matilda Zigmund, Omaha N.E.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ferd, March 16, 2013 at age 93 years, daughter, Mary Chaison, June 13, 2002; and six brothers and three sisters.

Memorials are suggested to The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center (Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3624, Durham, North Carolina, 27710).




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My thoughts and prayer's go out to all of the family. I was home this past July and was able to visit with Aunt Pauline for awhile. It was so good to see her and we had a great visit. We all have fond memories of her that we will keep near. She will be in my prayer's.

Peggy (Bockholt) Roberts


Pauline was a kind, caring and fun-loving lady whom we met through our friendship with her daughter, Mary many years ago.We saw how she cherished her husband and family and welcomed so beautifully all who walked into her life. She is happy in the Lord now.

Kathy and Mark Niekrasz


We were deeply saddened to learn of Pauline's passing and extend heartfelt sympathies to the entire extended family. Pauline was one of the kindest, thoughtful and most gracious persons we've ever met and it was a privilege to spend time with her whenever we could over the years. Here's hoping that great memories of Pauline will help fill the void left by her absence.

Hank and Bev Toutain


I am very sorry for your loss and would like to extend my condolences to family and dear friends. "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore." Revelation chapter 21 verse 4. Continue to love and support one another, cherish those warm memories, and have hope in our loving heavenly Father's faithful promise. -John 5:25-29. With sympathy.

s. ukenta


My deepest sympathy at the passing of your mother. She was a wonderful lady. May God grant you peace.

Darla Dreesen


I am so sorry for your loss. Wow almost 100, still we want our loved ones to live forever, never dying because God put this in us for Ecclesiastes 3:11 read: "He has even put eternity into their hearts", so soon when he bring our loved ones back to life and health, this time they will be able to live forever, never dying. Please. you and your family find some strength and comfort from this fact in your time of need.

mary miller


I want to send my deepest condolences for the loss of Pauline. She was the sweetest lady. We will miss her.

Ingrid (Bockholt) Phipps


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