Pauline Husmann

Posted September 20, 2013 at 9:32 am


Jan. 25, 1921 – Sept. 15, 2013

Pauline Husmann, age 92, of Center Junction died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at the Anamosa Care Center following a brief illness.

  Funeral services will be held 10:30  Thursday morning,  Sept. 19, 2013, at the Wayne Zion Lutheran Church, rural Monticello, with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery, Monticello.  Friends may call from 4 until 7 Wednesday, Sept. 18 (today) at the Goettsch Funeral Home.   Rev. Ellery Dykeman  will officiate at the services. 

Pauline Schoon was born January 25, 1921, in Jackson Township, Jones County, Iowa.  She was the daughter of  Laurence and Lizzie Ricklefs Schoon.  Pauline was a graduate of  the Anamosa Community Schools.

Pauline Schoon and Merle Husmann were married on April 19, 1941, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa.   The couple lived in Cedar Rapids until Oct. of 1942 when they moved to a farm near Center Junction.  They operated Center Junction Soil Service from 1947 until  retirement in 1977. 

 She was a member of  the Wayne Zion Lutheran Church where she was baptized.   She confirmed her faith at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Anamosa.   Pauline enjoyed quilting at Wayne Zion and going fishing and dancing with Merle. 

  Surviving are a son Nile (Judy) Husmann, Center Junction; three grandsons, Lance (Sharon), Kolin and Bryan; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nelda Mead, Center Junction and Evelyn Paulsen, Monticello; two brothers, Leland (Donna) Schoon, Marion and Neil (Pat) Schoon, Anamosa; and brother-in-law, Ralph (Doris) Husmann, Monticello. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Merle on Sept. 29, 1996,  a granddaughter-in-law, Pam, four sisters and three brothers.  

  Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left at In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wayne Zion Lutheran Church or Above and Beyond Hospice.