Pauline Woolley


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Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 5:27 pm
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Pauline Woolley, 87, of Moline, formerly of Milton, Iowa, died on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.
Graveside services are Saturday morning at Coal Valley Cemetery. Those wishing to attend should meet at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Coal Valley, at 11 a.m. Saturday. Memorials may be made to the Milton Library.
The former Pauline Peggy Hamburg was born on Nov. 27, 1924, in Davis County, Iowa, to John Fred and Teckla Minnie Fahlgren Hamburg. She married Wilbur O. Woolley on March 9, 1946, in Galesburg. He died on May 2, 2001.
She had been employed as a grinder at International Harvester Farmall Works, Rock Island, for nine years. She was a former member of the Milton Heritage Society, Milton Woman's Club, Help Your Neighbor Club and the Milton Library Board. She enjoyed library volunteering, gardening and canning.
Pauline is survived by two sisters, Pearl Pottorf, Galesburg, and Edna Beresford, Fairfield, Iowa; a brother, Jack Hamburg and his wife, Helen, Cantril, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and brothers, Dale, Paul and Glen Hamburg.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.












 



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