Marianne Jane Pauley, 93

January 10, 1929 - October 18, 2022

Marianne Jane (Savereide) Pauley was born on January 10, 1929 in Harlan, IA to Arthur H. and Luella S. (Comstock) Savereide. She was baptized at United Methodist Church in Harlan. She graduated from Harlan High School in 1947. Marianne was united in marriage to Richard W. Pauley on February 15, 1948 and shared 74 years of marriage. Three children were born to this union:  David, Joni, and Jill. Richard and Marianne lived in Harlan until 1983, when they moved to Scottsdale, AZ. In 1988, they moved to Lincoln, NE where their three children live.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. She also was a member and in the choir at Paradise Valley Methodist Church in Paradise Valley, AZ and St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Lincoln, NE.
Marianne had a beautiful voice and enjoyed singing. She also enjoyed playing golf, bridge, watching sports, and spending time with family and friends.
She was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, sister-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend to many. Her children were the most important part of her life. She attended all of their functions and activities and was always their number one fan.
She passed away peacefully in Lincoln, NE on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 with her family by her side attaining the age of 93. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister Dorothy Norgaard. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband Richard Pauley of Lincoln, NE; her son David (Donna) Pauley of Lincoln; daughter Joni Pauley of Lincoln; daughter Jill Pauley (Michela Bahensky)  of Lincoln; 3 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; sister Patty Pedersen of New Berlin, WI; sister Twyla Plumb of Leawood, KS; nieces, nephew and many friends.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan, IA. Visitation with be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2022 at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.



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