Pauline (Fuher) Leaf (10/09/1911 - 05/09/2011)

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Ball & Dodd Funeral Home
5100 West Wellesley Ave
Spokane, WA
99205
(509)-328-5620
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Pauline
FUHER
LEAF

Just 5 months short of 100, she joined her family in Heaven on Monday, May 9, 2011. She was born October 9, 1911 to Peter and Mary Quade at their farm house in Odessa, WA, she joined her brothers Bob and Alfred and her sister Francis. When she was 2 ½ their family moved to their Peone Prairie farm. She graduated from Mead High School. She married Kenneth Fuher and they raised their four sons Larry, Steve, Stan and Wes on E. Nebraska. They are all deceased. Pauline was hired at Webster Lumber Co. as a bookkeeper in 1963 and retired in 1978 as the manager. She never stopped being the best bookkeeper, always working in her "office". She married Carl Leaf in 1964. They danced 2-3 nights a week having to leave early on work nights. They enjoyed traveling the U.S. Carl died in 2006. When Grama was 97, she joined her granddaughter's family in Otis Orchards where she spent her final years back out in the country just like her life began. She is survived by her 11 grandchildren and their families, 19 great grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. She has two daughters-in-law "My Dodie" and Betty Fuher. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 13 at 3:00 P.M. at Fairmount Sunset Chapel. Burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to your favorite charity to honor Grama.

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Published in Spokesman-Review from May 12 to May 13, 2011
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