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Pauline Stanley dies at 89

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Pauline Stanley, 89, of Koontz Lake, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2009 in Elkhart Hospice House, Elkhart.

She was born February 27, 1920 in Fulton County, Ind., the daughter of Frank and Nellie (Hartman) Moore and lived at Koontz Lake for 68 years, coming from Wabash, Ind.

On October 21, 1939 in Bargersville, Ind. she married Carl Stanley, who preceded her in death in 1994.

She is survived by two sons, Larry (Martha) Stanley of Chesterton, David (Donna) Stanley of Koontz Lake; two daughters, Judy (Stan) Marks of Elkhart and Rita (Bryan) Black of Mesa Ariz. 12 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Schenk, three brothers and three sisters.

Pauline and her late husband Carl, were owners and operators of Stanley Marina at Koontz Lake for many years. She was a former member of the Moose Lodge of Plymouth and the Walkerton Women’s Community Club.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. (Central Time) at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. Interment will be at Grovertown Cemetery.

Friends may call Thursday from 1 p.m. CDT until time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Koontz Lake Lions Club.



Posted 9/14/2009