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Pauline Churchill

Cora “Pauline” Churchill, 95, formerly of Humboldt, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Pauline was born Aug. 1, 1918, in Severy, on the family farm, the daughter of John and Bertha (Haskins) Olsen.
She was united in marriage to Alvis Churchill on Feb. 16, 1946. They were married for 58 years. He preceded her in death.
Alvis and Pauline were farmers in the Humboldt area most of their lives.
She was a member of an nondenominational Christian faith all of her life.
Pauline is survived by a son, Alan Churchill, Guelph, Ontario, Canada; a daughter Wanda Murray, Rockport, Texas; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Leslie Olsen, Guthrie, Okla., and Harold Olsen, El Dorado.
She was preceded in death by husband, Alvis Churchill; two brothers, John Olsen and Melvin Olsen; and one sister Corrine Olsen.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Iola National Guard Armory, 1021 N. State St, Iola, with Stanley Morrison, Andy Kuehn, and Doug Murray officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Humboldt.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart and Stroke Association and left at the mortuary.
Penwell-Gabel Humboldt Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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