Pauline M. Scott, 86, of Newton and formerly of McPherson, passed away on Wednesday (Sept. 24, 2008) at Newton Medical Center.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut in McPherson, with family present from 2 to 4 p.m.


Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Grace Lutheran Church in McPherson, with the Rev. Dale Dumperth officiating.


Pauline M. Scott, 86, of Newton and formerly of McPherson, passed away on Wednesday (Sept. 24, 2008) at Newton Medical Center.

She was born Nov. 21, 1921, in Conway, the daughter of Dewey and Lottie (Rump) Slabach. They preceded her in death.

On Jan. 17, 1944, she was united in marriage to Myron W. Scott in Hutchinson. He preceded her in death on March 28, 2004.

Pauline was a self-employed beautician, working out of her home. She was a high school and cosmetology school graduate.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in McPherson.

Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Davis of Newton; two sisters, Marjorie Goertzen of Buhler and Hazel Ekholm of Windom; five grandchildren, Scott Davis, Paul Pope, Diana Day, Collette Birrell and Dee-Dee Moore; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Scott Fortner; stepson, Jerry Scott; stepdaughter, Janice Moore; brother, Kenny Slabach; and sister, Thelma Barcus.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut in McPherson, with family present from 2 to 4 p.m.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Grace Lutheran Church in McPherson, with the Rev. Dale Dumperth officiating.

Burial will be at McPherson Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to Grace Lutheran Church in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.