Pauline Marjorie McGarvey, 91, of Van Wert, passed away at 4:50 a.m., Sunday at the Vancrest Health Care Center.
She was born on September 23, 1928, in Van Wert, the daughter of the late Walter Edwin and Emma Marie (Kiehl) Schaadt. She married Nolan McGarvey on July 3, 1948, in Terre Haute, Indiana and he preceded her in death on December 25, 2006.
Family survivors include two sons, Danny (Jane) McGarvey of Grover Hill and Jeff (Ellen) McGarvey of Delphos; a sister, Fern (Harold) Miller of Van Wert; a brother, Dale (Ruth) Schaadt of Van Wert; nine grandchildren Travis (Stacy) McGarvey, Kim McGarvey, Brent (Chelsie) McGarvey, Allison (Andrew) Bittner, Jason (Jennifer) McGarvey, Julie (Lyn) Stewart, Melissa (Chad) Wallace, Dustin (Chris) Hammons and Adrianna (Troy) Sherrick; seventeen great grandchildren: Cade and Blake McGarvey, Tyler and Kacey Stewart, Braden Hammons, Damien Jones, Braxton Sherrick, Brianna Wallace, Raegan, Ryleigh, and Boston McGarvey, Adelyn, Jacie and Carson Bittner; J.J. McGarvey, Drew and Grace Custer; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents and husband, Pauline was preceded in death by a great grand daugher, Bristol McGarvey; two sisters, Virginia L. LeValley and Lola Marie Woods; and three brothers, Romy, Ervin and Norman Schaadt.
Pauline was a 1947 graduate of Van Wert High School. She attended First Baptist Church in Van Wert. She had worked at Dr. Black’s dentist office and at the Sears catalog store.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with John Rager officiating. Interment will follow at Van Wert Woodland Cemetery. Calling hours are 9 - 11 Saturday morning prior to the service.
Preferred memorials are to the First Baptist Church.
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