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Pauline Florence Truelson

January 1, 1924 — August 19, 2022

Pauline Florence Truelson, 98, Atwater, passed away on Aug 19th, 2022 at Meeker Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 2nd, 2022 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 54384 U.S. Highway 12, Grove City, MN with Pastor Megan Preston officiating. The family will begin greeting guests an hour before service starts. Interment will be at a later date in Iowa.

Pauline was born Aug 1, 1924, the daughter of Bert and Marie Smith. She was baptized and confirmed in Mallard, Iowa. She graduated from Havelock, Iowa in 1941.

Pauline was married to Henry Truelson on February 9th, 1942. Together, they built their home and family in Iowa until they moved to Minnesota in 1962. With this love, they had four sons and one daughter along with 10 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 18 great-great-grandchildren.

Pauline moved to Pocahontas, Iowa after the death of her husband. She was active in her church and was a part of the Garden Club and Women's Auxiliary in Pocahontas. She also loved playing cards and bingo. Her favorite times was when she was with her family and friends.

Pauline is survived by her children, Harlan (Diane) Truelson, Rochester, Phyllis

Dilley, Atwater, Harold (Autumn) Truelson, Gillette Grove Iowa, Michael Truelson, Litchfield MN; grandchildren, Julie, Jeff, Brian, Brad, Renae, Rick, Eliot, Megan,  Trent; and brother, Richard Smith, nineteen great-grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bert and Marie; her husband, Henry Truelson; her son Jerry; grandson, Darren; great-granddaughter Jill; and brothers Harold, Ralph, Roland, and Art.

“Forever in our hearts and Blessed be her memory"

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Pauline Truelson

Friday, September 2, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

54384 US-12, Grove City, MN 56243

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Pauline Truelson

Friday, September 2, 2022

11:00 - 11:30am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

54384 US-12, Grove City, MN 56243

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