Pauline Stubbs Obituary

Pauline M. Stubbs
Pauline Stubbs
Pauline M. Stubbs

June 11, 1940 - June 25, 2011
Born in Leon, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Pauline M. Stubbs, 71, died Saturday, June 25, 2011 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Iles Funeral Homes-Dunn's Chapel. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.

Pauline was born on June 11, 1940 in Leon, IA, one of the 18 children of William and Gertrude (O'Bryan) Fugate. She grew up in Webster City, IA and moved to Des Moines in 1959. She and William Merrill Stubbs were married on June 24, 1961. She worked in a variety of office jobs and attended AIB from 1976-1977.

Pauline had been a volunteer at Birthright and a Girl Scout Leader. She created crafts such as quilts and paintings. She enjoyed horseback riding and computers. She was a member of the Catholics of Kentucky, Maryland Genealogical Society.

Pauline is survived by her husband, Merrill; three children Lynnette Gramenz, Phillip (Christine) Stubbs, and Pamela (Todd) McCullough; eight grandchildren, Ashley, Erik, Shawn, Ryan, Sheena, Korey, Tyler and Shelby; five sisters, Francie (Martin) Lundvall, Beatrice (Richard) Essex, Carol (Rob) Kurland, Rita (Al) Siepker and Ruth Fugate; and five brothers, Leo (Marian), Bernie (Jean), Paul (Kathy), Bill (Sharon), and Pat (Lee) Fugate and sister-in-law Faye Fugate.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Donnella Narmie, Margaret Fugate and Dorcas Fugate; and four brothers, Carl, Jim, Roy and Earl Fugate.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to Birthright.


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Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
11:00 AM


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Urbandale, IA 50322