Pauline Rosensteel

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Pauline Virginia Koontz Rosensteel, 94, died Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Heartfields Assisted Living of Frederick where she resided for nearly eight years. She was born March 22, 1920 near Union Mills, MD to Jottie and Oliver Koontz. Pauline was twice married, first to Robert C. Stonesifer. She is the mother of 2 daughers Donna C. Hargett of Frederick, MD and Connie M. Tribodeaux of Sun City, FL. In 1960 Pauline married Richard H. Rosensteel. She was predeceased by her parents, both husbands, her siblings and their spouses, Elizabeth Koontz Hammond, Charles Koontz, Grace Koontz Wine, Evelyn Koontz Leister and Earl Koontz and her grandson Gordon L. Wantz. She is survived by her two grandsons Tate Tribodeaux of Kew West, FL and Todd Tribodeaux of Las Vegas; one granddaughter Kimberly Scott (Peter) of Middletown, MD; 6 great-granddaughters and 3 nieces. She is also survived by her great-daughter-in-law Christine Wantz of Walkersville, MD. Pauline graduated from Charles Carroll High School in 1936 and planned class reunions annually for many years the last of which was held in October at Heartfields with 2 other remaining class members. She was actively involved in high school sports and worked for some years at Grife Coat Co. in Westminster. She loved sewing, doing crafts and traveling. She attended St. Mary's United Church of Christ, Silver Run, MD until she moved to Frederick where she became a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Sincere thanks to all of the staff at Heartfields Assisted Living for the loving care provided to "Miss Pauline." The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick on Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 10-11AM where a Memorial Mass will begin at 11AM. Interment will follow at Linden Hills Cemetery. Donations may be made to Hospice of Frederick Co., P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702. Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

Funeral Home
Stauffer Funeral Home
1621 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702
(301) 663-1690
Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 17, 2014
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