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M. Pauline Kleckner

February 5, 1919 ~ August 27, 2013 (age 94)

   Mrs. M. Pauline Kleckner, 94, of Quincy died at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday (August 27, 2013) in the Good Samaritan Home.

   Born February 5, 1919 in Bethel, Missouri, Pauline was the daughter of Fred and Bessie I. Carter McElhoe.

   Pauline was an active member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ and a 1937 graduate of Shelbina High School.  She enjoyed canning, gardening and especially loved to travel.  Pauline also did volunteer work by helping deliver meals on wheels.

   She was employed for 40 years at the P and S Clinic as an office manager and receptionist for Dr. Guenter Gehrich retiring in 1988.  She then worked at the Earel and Buss Drug Store for several years.

   Survivors include one son Vernon Bradley "Brad"  Kleckner of Villa Ridge, IL; a daughter Jo Ellen Stanley (Homer) of Quincy; six grandchildren Robin, Bobbette, Kelly, Casey, Brad and Kenny; three great grandchildren Hannah, Hayden and Henley.  Also surviving are several loving nieces and nephews and a special niece Jane O'Connell.

   Mrs. Kleckner was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Paula Kleckner, four brothers Estel, Cecil, Hubert and Earl McElhoe, four sisters Effie Hillard, Mabel Copelan, Iva Scott and Myrtle Stevens.

      Visitation will be held Friday afternoon from 12:00 until 1:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

   Graveside services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:15 in the Shelbina Cemetery, Shelbina, Missouri with Pastor Ken Kramer officiating.

   Memorials may be made to the Blessing Hospice.
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