Pauline E Wilson, 73, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 7:57 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, at the Monroe City Manor in Monroe City, Mo.
Pauline was born April 9, 1947, in Quincy, Ill., to Roy and Eileen Howard Schroder. She was married to Dwayne Paul Wilson on March 13, 1965. He preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 2012.
Survivors include her son, Dwaine Paul Wilson (Denise), Quincy; daughters Tracy Ann Hays (Brian`), New London, Mo.; and Stephanie Denise Crane (Rusty), Philadelphia, Mo.; grandchildren, Brandon Wilson, Kaitlin (Jesus) Chavez, Logan Hays (Nikki), Ashlyn Williams (Cody), Daryn Crane (Kristi), and Rylan Crane; two great-grandchildren and one on the way; sister, Pat Ehmen (Ron), Palmyra; brothers, Howard Schroder, Quincy; David Schroder (Maha), Fairfax, Va.; Alan Schroder, Farmington, Mo.; and Gary Schroder (Mary), Danville, Ill.
Pauline was also preceded in death by her parents and granddaughter, Britni Wilson.
Pauline was a graduate of Monroe City High School in Monroe City, Mo. A hard worker, she was a waitress at Mary’s Cafe in Palmyra, worked at Breaktime and Ben Franklin, and most importantly was a loving mother and housewife.
A very artistic woman, Pauline enjoyed any kind of arts, crafts and painting. An amazing seamstress, she lovingly made all of the bridesmaid dresses for her daughters’ weddings.
She also took her artistry to the kitchen where she was known for her homemade rolls, for making rabbit and dumplings in the slow cooker and for her pot roast.
She loved camping with family and visiting family in Wyoming and Colorado.
Pauline was a member of the Episcopal Church, Mt. Vernon Methodist Church and St. Judes in Monroe City.
A graveside service will follow at Andrews Chapel Cemetery in Warren, Mo. Pastor Dewayne Larenson will officiate.
Pallbearers will be David Schroder, Howard Schroder, Dwaine Wilson, Brian Hays and Rusty Crane.
Honorary pallbearers will be her grandchildren, Brandon Wilson, Britni Wilson, Kaitlin Chavaz, Logan Hays, with step-daughter Britleigh; Ashlyn, with daughter Laurel Williams; Daryn, with soon to be great-grandson Bentlee Crane, and Rylan Crane.
Friends and family are invited to Pauline’s life celebration at a visitation that will be from 9 to 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra.
Memorials may be made to Andrews Chapel Cemetery in Warren.
Online condolences may be shared at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.