Pauline Gill, 93, died peacefully at her home on April 3, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Pauline was born March 7, 1923, at Midian, Kansas. She was the daughter of R.S. Wright and Winona Wright. She married Jimmie Gill on February 17, 1943. They enjoyed 73 wonderful years together. From this union two sons were born, Rusty and Grant.
Pauline was very active in the community and her friends always said she never met a stranger. She worked several years in schools in Salina, Overland Park, and Lawrence. She enjoyed many activities at the American Legion, as well as her church circle and craft club.
Pauline is survived by her husband Jimmie; son James A. (Rusty) and wife Sheree of Baldwin City Kansas; son Grant and wife Linda of Overland Park, Kansas. Jim and Pauline were blessed with four grandchildren: James R. (Russ) Gill, Mary Gill Kivett, Dylan Gill, and Dustin Gill. They have eight beautiful great grandchildren.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents, R.S. Wright and Winona Wright; two brothers, Elmer and Junior and one sister Ethel.
Pauline was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be deeply missed and will remain in the hearts and thoughts of her family, and many friends forever….
To celebrate Pauline’s life, the family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 6, 2016 followed by a short service at 7:00 p.m. at WarrenMcElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2016, at the Benton, Kansas Cemetery with a brief graveside service.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the First Christian Church Building Fund and may be sent in care of Warren McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044.
Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com.
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