Pauline Votteler

Pauline Frances Drommer Bennett Votteler, 90, went to be with the LORD on March 10, 2022, with family by her bedside in Gillette, Wyoming.

Funeral services for Pauline were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 28 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fenton. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Fenton following the service.

Pauline was born Sept. 10, 1931, in Rockwell City. Pauline spent her youth in Rockwell City with grandparents close by in Pomeroy. She graduated from Rockwell City High School in 1949, attended Drake University, receiving a degree in education, later pursued and obtained a master’s degree, and taught elementary grades for 39 years. 

While teaching in Ames, she met Vincent A. Votteler of Fenton, while he was attending Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine.

Vince and Pauline were married Dec. 26, 1953, in Fort Dodge, and had two daughters, Vicki and Jane. 

In 1972, they moved to Pierre, South Dakota. They were married for 56 years. 

At Vince's passing, Pauline moved to Gillette, Wyoming, where her daughter, Jane, and her grandchildren resided. With family time as a priority, Pauline and Vince attended many activities, games, and recitals for their children and grandchildren.

Pauline is survived by her daughters Vicki Parkin of St. Clair, Missouri; Jane Glaser, of Gillette, Wyoming; her grandchildren Christine Winterholler, of Gillette, Wyoming; Joshua Bradberry of Gillette, Wyoming; her great grandchildren, Cooper Winterholler and Declan Bradberry, both of Gillette, Wyoming; nieces and nephews in Iowa, and cousins in Texas and Arizona, as well as many friends throughout the country.

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