Pauline D. Daugherty, 94, of Newton Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Kavanagh House in Des Moines, under the care of hospice.
A funeral service for Pauline will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26 at the Pence-Reese Funeral Home in Newton, with Pastor John Patterson conducting the service. A visitation with the family will be held at the funeral home Saturday, an hour prior to the services. In lieu of flowers memorials in Pauline’s name are being designated to Community Heights Alliance Church, Hospice or Jasper County Animal Rescue League. Burial will be in the Newton Union Cemetery.
Pauline, the daughter of Charley L. and Mary Esther (Louthan) Davis, was born Nov. 7, 1919, in Decatur County. She was a graduate of the Osceola Senior High, Class of 1938, and had received Normal Training to teach school. She had lived in Osceola and Des Moines, prior to moving to Newton in 1943. Pauline was employed and later retired as a supervisor from Newton Manufacturing Company. On Oct. 18, 1939, Pauline was united in marriage with Elmer Andrew Daugherty in Des Moines. She devoted her life to her family, and was a member of the Community Heights Alliance Church in Newton, the 50/50 Club and 25 year Club at Newton Manufacturing.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Elmer on Feb. 8, 2001; six sisters; and four brothers.
Those left to honor Pauline’s memory include her daughter Rogene “Genie” Garland of Council Bluffs; her sons, Edwin Daugherty (Susan) of Council Bluffs and Steven Daugherty (Terry) of Urbandale; her four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; and her many friends.
Online condolences may be left at www.pencefh.com.