Pauline was born on May 26, 1941, in Omaha, NE, to Edward A. and Katherine A. (Stolte) Morse.
She managed convenience stores in the area for many years and was of the Lutheran faith.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include one son: Troy Gaines, of Marengo, IN; two daughters: Deborah Williams, of Siloam Springs, AR and Katherine Cox, of Huntsville, AL; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren; one brother: Robert Morse, of Oakland, Iowa; two sisters: Rita Monjarez and Barbara Webb, of Omaha, NE; and a special friend, Leonard Erskin, of Cassville, MO.
A special thank you to Dr. Joe Schneller for 25 years of personal care.
Following her wishes, the body has been cremated. No formal services are planned at this time.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.