Pauline A. Zwolanek

Pauline A. Zwolanek

STOUGHTON/CROSS PLAINS-Pauline A. Zwolanek, age 96, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. She was born on February 29, 1916 in Cross Plains, the daughter of the late Christian and Elizabeth (Geraths) Ripp.

Pauline was united in marriage to Dave Zwolanek on Jan. 6, 1940 in Boscobel. He preceded her in death in 1960. Pauline enjoyed sewing, making quilts, and creating Christmas ornaments for her family.

She is survived by her children, Jean (Dick) Remy, Mary Ann Rinker, Ruth (Gary) Schoen, Shirley Reuter, Nancy (Alex) Hawkins, Steve Zwolanek, Sharon (Tom) Springer; 18 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; five siblings and a daughter-in-law, Carol Zwolanek. Pauline was preceded in death by a son, David and a grandson, Robert.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CHURCH, 2947 Thinnes St., Cross Plains at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 1, 2012 with Father Thomas Kelley presiding. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 9:30 AM until the time of the service at the church.

Pauline was loved by all who knew her and will be deeply missed.