Pauline Frances Tate, 103, of Champaign died at 8:55 a.m., Friday, July 10, 2020 at Tuscola Healthcare Center, Tuscola.
Private family services will be held. Morgan Memorial Home, Savoy is handling arrangements. Condolences may be made at www.morganmemorialhome.com.
Pauline was born January 15, 1917 in Buckley, a daughter of Frank Van Fossen Clements and Dessie Ellen Algood Clements. She married Forrest Tate January 9, 1938 in Tuscola. He preceded her in death September 29, 2007.
Survivors include one daughter, Linda (Loren) Nelson; grandchildren, Stephen (Ingrid) Nelson of Grapevine, TX, Mark (Shelly) Nelson of Fairview, TX and Kathy (J.P.) Hill of Normal; great-grandchildren, Michael (Lili) Nelson of Grapevine, TX, Marshall (Kristin) Nelson of Denton, TX, Elizabeth (Corey) Tutewiler of Bloomington, Katie Hill of Bloomington, Kristin (Craig) Lane of Euless, TX and Ashely (Mike) Giese of Normal; great-great-grandchildren, John “Jack”, Michael and Ellie Giese and Theron and Ani Tutewiler.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
Pauline worked the Geological Survey Department and the U of I.
She was a member of CU Christian Church, Champaign. She was a long time volunteer of Lincoln Christian Nursing Home.
A fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, Illinois football and basketball. She was an avid walker and enjoyed gardening and bowling. Most of all loved her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, CU Church or Nehemiah Ministries.
The family wishes to thank Tuscola Healthcare Center and Carle Hospice for their loving care of Pauline.
Forrest M. Tate
1914–2007 (m. 1938)
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