Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, September 09, 2010
OBITUARY - PAULINE (CULVER) MINNICK
March 20, 1919 - September 2, 2010
Pauline CULVER MINNICK was born to Sam and Florence (DAVENPORT) CULVER in Athens township in Ringgold County March 20,
1919. She was one of three children. On February 13, 1937, she was united in marriage to Raymond MINNICK in Creston,
Iowa. They continued to farm with Raymond's parents and later purchased a farm northeast of Diagonal, Iowa in 1943.
They had three children Larry, Elaine, and Mary Louise. In February of 1977, they moved into a home in Mount Ayr. She
enjoyed working at the country club with Raymond. In October of 1994 she moved into Clearview Home where she lived until
Pauline enjoyed playing cards with family and friends. She loved music, dancing and always had
beautiful gardens. Her greatest joy was having her family around the table for Sunday dinner. She will be remembered for
her thought fullness, her honesty and respect for others and her special Sunday dinners.
Pauline passed away on September 2, 2010.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents, husband Raymond, two brothers Ralph and Gene, a son Larry, a daughter
Louise, and on great-grandson Jamison YEAROUS.
Left to cherish her memory is a daughter Elaine and husband Eldon MORRIS, six grandchildren; Michele (LLEWELLYN) THOMAS
husband Mark, Lesa (LLWELLYN) NEHRING, Jamie LLWEWELLYN and wife Amy, Angela (MORRIS) HEDBERG, Sheila (MORRIS) McMAIN
and husband Kurt, Melissa (MORRIS) SCHULTZ and husband Wayne, twelve great-grandchildren; Sean POLLARD, Troy YEAROUS,
Courtney YEAROUS, Braden THOMAS, Bradley THOMAS, Nicholas HEDBERG, Nathan HEDBERG, Kala McMAIN, Sheldon McMAIN, Jessie
McMAIN, Gwyneth LLEWELLYN, Ethan SCHULTZ, and one great-great-grandchild Emma Jane.
Memorials are to the Diagonal Community School Library and Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. Arrangements were by Watson-Armstrong
Funeral Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Services were conducted Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 1:30 p.m., Wilson-Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr,
with Rev. Skip RUSHING officiating. Musicians were Judy NEWTON, Andy TRULLINGER, Mary DAVENPORT and Margaret BICKERS.
Casket bearers included Kurt McMAIN, Wayne SCHULTZ, Mark THOMAS, Jamie LLEWELLYN, Nick HEDBERG, Nate HEDBERG and Sheldon
Pauline was laid at rest in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr.
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