Pauline M. Lint

Pauline M. Lint Marshall Pauline M. Lint, age 80, of Marshall, died on Wednesday afternoon, November 7, 2012 at her home. Pauline was born on March 15, 1932 to Robert and Furn (Blodgett) Howe in Homer Township at home. She graduated from Homer High School in 1950. On March 3, 1951 she was married to Richard Murphy. The couple lived in Homer except for 2 years at Graham Lake south of Battle Creek, until moving to Marshall to make their home in February of 1960. Their marriage ended in divorce in April of 1977. Pauline still made Marshall her home after this and lived here the rest of her life. Pauline found love again with Max R. Lint and the couple were married at Marshall's First Presbyterian Church on February 16, 1979. Max preceded her in death on July 2, 1996. She worked for Eaton Corporation in Marshall from 1968 until her retirement in 1987 as a production specialist. Prior to that she had worked at Marshall Brass Company. Pauline was a devoted member of First Presbyterian Church in Marshall for the past 52 years. She was a talented seamstress. Pauline created many quilts and knitted caps for the newborn babies at Oaklawn Hospital. She had been a member of Moose Lodge #676. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved any time with her family. Surviving are daughter, Rebecca (Doug) Rocho, and son, Bruce (Cathy) Murphy all of Marshall; 3 grandchildren, Justin (Kassandra) Murphy, Lauren Rocho and Kathryn Murphy; 4 great-grandchildren, Victoria Murphy, Vivian Murphy, Ayla McCowan and Gabe McCowan; 2 sisters, Janet Busch of Sacramento, CA, and Harriette Powers of Spring Arbor; nieces and nephews; and 2 special friends Nancy Triece and Debbie Galloway. Besides her husband Max Lint she was preceded in death by her parents. Friends may call at Craig K. Kempf Funeral Home, 723 US27 N., Marshall on Sunday from 9AM to 8PM where the family will be present to greet friends from 4PM-7PM. Services on Monday, Nov. 12, at 2 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Gail E. Monsma of First Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment follows in Fairview Cemetery.Homer. Memorial contributions to First Presbyterian Church or Oaklawn Hospice. www.kempffuneralhome.com.


Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Nov. 11, 2012