Pauline Marie DeVantier

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Pauline Marie DeVantier

Name: PAULINE MARIE DeVANTIER 98 years old of Altamont, Illinois was called to her eternal rest

peacefully on Thursday February 2, 2017 at the Lutheran Care Center in Altamont where she made her residence for the past few years.

Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday February 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church Altamont with the Rev. Bernard M. Ross III officiating.

Visitation for family and friends will be conducted from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm on Tuesday February 7, 2017

at the Kull Funeral Chapel, Altamont and again for one hour prior to the funeral services at the church.

Burial Rites will be at the church cemetery immediately following the funeral service.

Pauline was born into the Christian family of Rudolph and Anna Proefrock one of 10 siblings. She began her long life on October 13, 1918 at the family farm, mound township, Effingham County in the Bethlehem Community. She was baptized at home on October 20, 1918. Instructed in the Christian faith by her parents and pastor, she grew as a Christian and was confirmed in her faith at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Altamont by the Rev. M.W. Pott. She married Edward (Bud) DeVantier on December 27, 1941 at her grandparent’s home in Altamont by Dr. Rev. M.J. Naumann. Bud preceded her in death on December 8, 2002.

Pauline assisted her husband with farming and raising a family of four. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church since 1932, where she worked with the Ladies Aid, the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, Sunday school and Bible Study as a teacher. She was also a member of the Effingham County Homemaker’s Extension and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

Memorials may be directed to the Immanuel Lutheran Ladies Aid/LWML, or the Lutheran Care Center/Luther Terrace, 203 East Division Street, Altamont, IL 62411.

She is survived by her:

2-Sons: Larry and Wife Carolyn DeVantier Gravois Mills, Missouri

and their daughter Kristen and husband Bart Duesdieker

And their children Eric and Taylor

Bruce and wife Karen DeVantier Murphysboro, Illinois

and their 3-children: Matthew and wife Lesley Lawrence

And their son Xavier

David Lawrence

Brittany DeVantier and husband Jeffrey Hansen

And their children: Brandt and Keagan

2-Daughters: Joan Casleton Moberly, Missouri

and her son: Edward and wife Susan Casleton

and their children: Justin and Rachel

Denise and her husband Gordon Stine St. Elmo, Illinois

and their children: Tamara Springer

and her children: Elise, Hannah, and Nicole McKnight

and Maya Springer

Christopher and wife Tabitha Stine

and their children: Logan, Kaiden and Madyson

Michael and wife Laura Stine

and their children: Andrew, Brandon and Jacob

Pamela and husband Ryan Armstrong

3-Brothers: Lester Wolff Elyria, Ohio

Delmer Wolff Glasgow, Kentucky

LeRoy and wife Eileen Wolff Wyandotte, Michigan

1-Sister-in-law: Mrs. Ruben (Una) Wolff Madison, Wisconsin

Several Nieces and Nephews

She was preceded in Death by:

Parents: Rudolph Wolff

Anna Proefrock-Wolff

Husband: Edward “Bud” Martin DeVantier

Son-in-law: Samuel Casleton

4-Brothers: Rueben Wolff

Herbert Wolff and his wife Peggy Wolff

Raymond and his wife Bernice Wolff

Eldon Wolff in Infancy

2-Sisters: Irene and her husband Johnny Hrdina

Edith Wolff in Infancy

2-Sisters-in-laws: Mrs. Lester, Rosalin Wolff

Mrs. Delmer, Helen Wolff

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