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Pauline Ethel (Boese) McCaffrey


1929 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Pauline Ethel (Boese) McCaffrey Obituary
Pauline Ethel McCaffrey 85, of Vona passed from this life to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital in Burlington after a short illness.

Pauline was born May 24, 1929, southwest of Vona on her grandpa, Ben H. Boese's homestead, to Arthur L. and Lydia A. Boese, the second of six children.

She accepted the Lord as her savior as a young child and belonged to the Mennonite Church.

She attended Pleasant Valley School, 1/2 mile from home, until the 8th grade. She attended and graduated from Burlington High School in 1946.

June 29, 1946 she married Robert (Bob) E. Harrison. To this marriage came Barbara Lea in 1949 and Peggy Joanne in 1953.

Bob passed away from cancer in April of 1956. Three years later, Pauline married Darrell H. McCaffrey on June 13. Dareline Alberta came in 1960 followed by Rhonda Reanee in 1962.

Pauline is preceded in death by her mother and father, husbands Bob and Darrell, two sisters Elaine (Harrison) and Charlotte (Halseide), two brothers Willis and Eldon Boese, one granddaughter, Lori Lee Grasser, and one son-in-law, Larry Shutte.

She is survived in death by four daughters, Barbara (Rich) Grasser of Stratton, Peggy (Steve) Weston of Denver, Dareline (Russ) Malone of Vona, Rhonda Shutte of Stratton, seven grandchildren, Carol Grasser Trevino, Megan Sands, Cody (Dakota) Malone, Kendal Malone, Deidra, Kyle, and Mitchell Shutte, and one great-grandchild Zayla Elizabeth.

Pauline is also survived by one sister, Beverly (Chuck) Miller of Colorado Springs and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and neighbors.

Memorials may be made in Pauline's name to the Vona Baptist Church and may be left at or sent to the Colorado East Bank and Trust, 141 Colorado Ave., PO Box 286, Stratton, CO 80836.

Funeral services for Pauline were held on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Vona Baptist Church, Vona, with Pastor Harold Vance officiating.

Burial followed in the New Friedensberg Mennonite Cemetery south of Vona. Visitation was held on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Love Funeral Home, Burlington.

Friends may go to www.lovefuneralhomes.com to leave a message of condolence for the family and to sign their online register book.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Love Funeral Home, Burlington.
Published in www.burlington-record.com on Aug. 14, 2014
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