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Pauline Marie Knowlton
Sept. 6, 1920-Sept. 1, 2011
WALKERTON â€”Â Pauline Marie Knowlton, 90, passed away Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor, Walkerton. Mrs. Knowlton was born Sept. 6, 1920 in LaPorte County, to Lewis and Edith (Dipert) Kelver and lived in the area all of her life. April 9, 1939 in Walkerton she was married to Harold Ross Knowlton, who preceded her in death in 1991. She was also preceded in death by her parents; son and wife, David and Wanda Jean Knowlton; three brothers and six sisters. Survivors include two daughters, Katherine (Carl) Delaney of Lafayette and Sharon (Ray) Halsey of Tyner; two sons, Jerry (Nancy) Knowlton and Gene (Diane) Knowlton, all of North Liberty; 15 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren and special friend, Betty Hostrawser of Walkerton.
Mrs. Knowlton was a homemaker. She was a member of the Walkerton United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She was a member of the Johnson Township Home Demonstration Club, the LaPorte County Farm Bureau and was a Johnson Township 4-H Leader. The family would like to thank everyone at Millerâ€™s Merry Manor of Walkerton for the care they provided to their mother.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. EDT at the Walkerton United Methodist Church with Pastor Charlene Allen and Pastor Tim Davis officiating. Burial will be at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Walkerton. Friends may call Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. EDT at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel and Tuesday at the church one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the Walkerton United Methodist Church. To leave online condolences go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.