Pauline Alice Herren Bolson

  • Birth 23 Feb 1930 Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 24 Aug 2011 Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 75869441

PEKIN, IL - Pauline Alice Bolson, 81, of 1401 S. 7th St., passed away at 9:52 a.m., Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at Pekin Hospital

Born February 23, 1930 in Pekin to Henry and Mary (Lauss) Herren, she married Marvin Bolson on June 12, 1971 in Pekin

Surviving are her husband ;2 sons, Keith Needham of Decatur and Larry (Barb) Needham of Pekin; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchldren; and 1 sister, Virginia Mathias of Pekin.

She was preceded in death by 4 sisters.

Pauline worked in the cafeteria at Pekin High School for 18 years. Previously, she had worked for Caterpillar, Inc.

She was a member of the Izaak Walton League Chapter 85 in Havana, where she was affectionately known as the "Peanut Brittle Lady". She was also a member of the VFW Post 1232 Ladies Auxiliary in Pekin.

She enjoyed playing BINGO, cards, fishing, gambling, and spending time with her family.

Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.

Preston-Hanley Funeral Home & Crematory in Pekin, Illinois

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  • Created by: Jeanette
  • Added: 2 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75869441
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pauline Alice Herren Bolson (23 Feb 1930–24 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75869441, citing Glendale Memorial Gardens, Pekin, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jeanette (contributor 46892486) .