February 21, 1917 - October 23, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 27, 2014 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Marie Pauly, age 97, who died Thursday at Cherrywood Advanced Living in Richmond. Entombment will be in the St. Boniface Parish Cemetery, Cold Spring.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Sunday, October 26, 2014, and Monday 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Parish Prayers will be at 4:00 p.m., followed by prayers by Catholic United Financial, and St. Boniface Christian Women.

Marie Elizabeth Pauly was born in St. Nicholas, MN to William Johannes and Catherine (Stein) Johannes. She married Raymond Pauly on May 8, 1934 at St. Nicholas Church, St. Nicholas. Marie worked as a homemaker, and a cook at Assumption Nursing Home from 1965 – 1970. Her hobbies were quilting, crocheting, embroidery, fishing, reading, playing cards, and gardening. Marie was a member of St. Boniface Parish and Christian Mothers, and Catholic United Financial.

Survivors include her children, Francis (JoAnn), Bernice Fuchs, Donald (Helen), JoAnn (Dave) Jones, Harold (Eileen), Marlene Kalla, Lloyd, Cletus (Marge), Doris (Jerry) Brinkman, Ralph (Cindy), Carol (Marvin) Hondl, Sandra (Ron) Scholz, Mary (Tim) Van Roy, and Joyce (Darrell) Rogers; daughter-in-law, Mary Currin; siblings, Dorothy Schmitz, Ewald Johannes, Ralph (Betty) Johannes, and Theresa (Jesse) Phillips; sister-in-law, Florence Johannes; 46 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Pauly; children, Marie, Eugene, and Gary; grandchildren, Robert Pauly and Doug Jones; sons-in-law, Ralph Fuchs and Jerry Kalla; siblings, Leonard (Josephine) Johannes, Nicholas (Sally, Lena) Johannes, Ben (Ludwina) Johannes, Delores (Ralph) Steil, and Alois Johannes; brother-in-law, Harold Schmitz; sister-in-law, Leona Johannes.