Obituary – Pauline Margaret Wubben

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Midvale, Utah — Pauline Margaret Wubben, 90, Midvale, Utah, died June 22, 2014, surrounded by her family.

A Rosary was at 2 p.m., June 29, followed by visitation from 3-5 p.m., at Goff Mortuary, Midvale.

Funeral services were at 10 a.m.,  June 30, at St. Jude Maronite Catholic Church, Murray, Utah.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., July 29, 2014, at Holy Family (Immaculate Conception) Catholic Church, Wynot, with Rev. Eric Olsen officiating.

Burial of cremains will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Wynot.

Pauline  was a model of unconditional love and embraced all she met. She was born July 5, 1923, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Clarence and Margaret Middlemiss. She was one of five children and was proud to be a Granite High School “Farmer.” She married Elmer Warren Johnson in 1942 and had three children. After Elmer’s untimely passing, Pauline married Aloysius “Al” Bernard Wubben in 1953. They made their home in Midvale and raised six more children.

Pauline was the rock of the family. Endlessly giving, she ensured that the needs of her family were always met. Her zest for life was infectious. On Sundays after church, her grandchildren would scramble to her white Chevy Nova with hopes to “drag” State Street all the way back to her house. She relished in having visitors grace her home, which was the gathering place for many celebrations. “Scone Sunday” was legendary, drawing dozens of family and friends who would squeeze in anywhere they could.

Pauline is survived by her nine children and spouses, Paul “Butch” and Carol Johnson, Richard and Janet Johnson, Janet and Jim Perrick, Alma and Ron Camp, Patty Deslis, Alissa and Alan Maynard, Stephanie and Jerry Wubben, Ben and Rosa Wubben, Ann and Warren Bitter; 24 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Al; siblings, Mary Ellen, Kay, Albert and Larry; and grandchildren, Brian Johnson and Baby Angel Wubben.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Maronite Catholic Church.