Pauline Mary (Boman) Neu, of Pueblo, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at her home.
She was 87.
Pauline is survived by her husband of 67 years, Dan; children Larry (Mary Bea), of Craig, Darrell (Leanne), of
Pueblo, and Alecia (Darrell) Kraupie, of Bridgeport, Neb; grandchildren Kristen, Del, and Hardan Kraupie, all of Bridgeport, Neb., Joshlyn (Matt) Moser, of Gering, Neb., Lindsey and Andrea Neu, both of Pueblo, Matt (Carol) Vassek, of Bluff City, Tenn., Martin Vassek, of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Melody (Albert) Villard, of Craig; god-granddaughter Lindsey Kawcak; great-grandchildren Kelton, Chloe, Rylee, and Tess Villard, of Craig; sisters Bernice New, of Elizabeth, Annamarie Boman, of Bridge-
port, Neb.; and numerous special in-laws, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; infant brother Harry Boman; brother Loren H. Boman; and great-grandson Cadan Jacob Kraupie.
Pauline was born Sept. 18, 1924, in Oshkosh, Neb., to Dan and Pearl (Jergensen) Boman.
She attended Eastwood School near Broadwater, Neb., and graduated from Broadwater High School in 1942.
She then took Normal School training and went on to teach school at several country schools.
Pauline married Daniel F. Neu on Sept. 24, 1944, at Camp Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas.
After World War II, Dan and Pauline returned to western Nebraska, worked, and started their family.
Pauline was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband in their construction and farming operations.
In 1968, they moved to Pueblo, where they continued to farm until they purchased Pueblo Sanitation in 1976.
Pauline worked in the office of the business until retirement.
She was involved in many activities, including Rebekahs, where she was a Past Noble Grand; Order of Eastern Star No. 260, in Bridgeport, Neb.; PEO Chapter FW; Daughters of the Nile; Shriners Ladies; Pueblo County Republican Women; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia; Tabor Lutheran Church; home extension clubs; Bible study; and bridge clubs.
Pauline enjoyed traveling the world and stopping along the way to visit family and friends, knitting, crocheting, and playing cards and dominoes with family and friends.
There will be no viewing.
Cremation has taken place through Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.
A celebration of life was Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at Tabor Lutheran Church, 102 E. Orman Ave., with Pastor Cindy Josephson officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Al Kaly Shriners (Children’s Hospital) Transportation Fund through the funeral home.
Online condolences may be offered at www.montgomerysteward.com.