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Pauline L. Feddersen

April 19, 1925 September 6, 2020
Pauline L.  Feddersen
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Obituary for Pauline L. Feddersen

Pauline L. Feddersen, age 95, of Anthon, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020, at Whispering Creek Senior Living of Sioux City, Iowa.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 12, 2020 in the St. Paul Lutheran Church-Midway of Rural Battle Creek, Iowa. Rev. Marty Davis will officiate. Committal Services will follow in the St. Paul Lutheran-Midway Cemetery of Rural Battle Creek, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, September 11, 2020, at the Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa. The Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online www.armstrongfuneral.com. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing guidelines and masks are encouraged.

Pauline Lillian Hamann was born in rural Correctionville, Iowa, near Midway, on April 19, 1925, to Frank and Dorothea (Strackbein) Hamann. She was baptized in her faith May 31, 1925, in St. Paul Lutheran Church-Midway of rural Battle Creek, Iowa. She remained an active member for 57 years, serving as a Sunday school and Confirmation teacher, LWML Boards, and Midway Cemetery Board. In February 1982, she transferred her membership to Anthon Trinity Lutheran Church of Anthon, Iowa, where she continued to active in many capacities.

She attended Midway Country School through the 8th grade. As was the custom after eighth grade, Pauline attended Catechism at Midway Church fulltime for 1 year and was confirmed in May of 1939. She then attended Anthon High School, graduating in May of 1943. Pauline went on to further her education at Western Union College where she received her teacher’s certificate. She then taught 3 years in 3 country schools around Anthon.

On December 27, 1945, Pauline was united in marriage to Herman Max Feddersen Jr. They became parents of one son, Harlan. They were grain and cattle farmers northeast of Anthon after their marriage. The couple retired to Anthon in March of 1981. Pauline enjoyed dancing, playing cards and was active in 2 card clubs. Her family was the center of her life, and she enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s various activities as well as attending activities of her nieces, nephews and Godchildren.

She was a 66 year cancer survivor and wrote letters of encouragement to friends and acquaintances throughout the years. She also was a prolific card writer and enjoyed sending and receiving notes on all occasions. She was extremely strong in her faith which showed in her compassion for others.

Survivors are her son, Harlan (Mary Frances) Feddersen of Sioux City, Iowa; three grandchildren, Ryan Feddersen of Sioux City, Iowa, Brent (Sarah) Feddersen of Des Moines, Iowa, and Gwen (Jeremy) Smith of Baltic, South Dakota; five great-grandchildren, Alexa and Burke Pitz of Des Moines, Iowa, Adyllen, Elliana and Jace Smith of Baltic, South Dakota; one brother, Donald (Lorna) Hamann of Anthon, Iowa; sister-in-law, Lorraine Johnson of Ida Grove, Iowa; many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Pauline was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Herman Max Feddersen Jr.; parents, Frank and Dorothea Hamann; two brothers, Herold (Ilene) Hamann and Richard (Donna) Hamann; a sister in infancy; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

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Visitation

Friday

11

Sep

5:00 PM 9/11/2020 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/11/2020 7:00:00 PM
Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Homes - Anthon

402 East Brady Street
Anthon, IA 51004

Armstrong - Van Houten Funeral Homes - Anthon
402 East Brady Street Anthon 51004 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

12

Sep

2:00 PM 9/12/2020 2:00:00 PM
St. Paul Lutheran Church - Midway

2326 Story Avenue
Battle Creek, IA 51006

St. Paul Lutheran Church - Midway
2326 Story Avenue Battle Creek 51006 IA
United States
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