Obituary — Pauline C. Spenner

Spenner Pauline

YANKTON, S.D. — Pauline C. Spenner, 99, Yankton, S.D., formerly of Hartington, died Feb. 15, 2015, at Avera Majestic Bluffs, Yankton.

Visitation will be Feb. 22, at the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington, from 2-4 p.m., with a Vigil at 3 p.m. Visitation will continue Monday at church, one hour prior to services.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Feb. 23, at 10:30 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hartington, with the Rev. Jeffery Loseke officiating.

Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Hartington.

Pallbearers will be Gary Dean Schieffer, Tom Schieffer, Mark Schieffer, Francis Schieffer, Patrick Spenner and Christopher Spenner.

Pauline was born Sept. 23, 1915, in Crofton to Frank and Katherine (Guenther) Schieffer. She married Ferd Spenner Feb. 9, 1949, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hartington, and they made their home in Hartington.

She was a faithful member of the Holy Trinity Guild, Christian Mothers, Catholic Daughters, Ministry of Praise, and had a Perpetual Hour of Adoration. She was dedicated to her family, church and community.

Pauline is survived by two sons and their wives, Kenneth and Barbara Spenner, Durham, N.C., and Donald and Ruth Spenner, Kansas City, Mo.; son-in-law, Kenneth Chaison, Bethesda, Md.; five grandchildren, Patrick Spenner and his wife, Mindy; Christopher Spenner and his wife, Erin; Katie Spears and her husband, Stephen; Bennett Spenner, and India Rose Spenner; four great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Kyrielle, Lyra and Zoe; four sisters-in-law, Dorothy Schieffer Kralicek, Yankton, S.D.; Eva Spenner, Tekamah; Dorothy Steffen, Yankton, S.D.; and Matilda Zigmund, Omaha.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ferd, March 16, 2013, at age 93 years; daughter, Mary Chaison, June 13, 2002; and six brothers and three sisters.

Memorials are suggested to The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center (Duke University Medical Center, DUMC) Box 3624, Durham, N.C., 27710.