Pauline G. Sterenberg, 91, of Morrison, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, at Resthave Nursing Home, in Morrison. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28 at Emmanuel Reformed Church, in Morrison. The Rev. Rich Davis officiated. A visitation was from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment was at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28 at the Fulton Township Cemetery, in Fulton. Memorials may be made to Emanuel Reformed Church or Resthave Nursing Home.

Pauline G. Sterenberg, 91, of Morrison, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, at Resthave Nursing Home, in Morrison. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28 at Emmanuel Reformed Church, in Morrison. The Rev. Rich Davis officiated. A visitation was from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment was at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28 at the Fulton Township Cemetery, in Fulton. Memorials may be made to Emanuel Reformed Church or Resthave Nursing Home.

Pauline was born Feb. 18, 1925, in Morrison, the daughter of Earl and Jennie (Vogel) Bonneur. On Feb. 16, 1945, she married Wesley Sterenberg, in Morrison. He passed away in 1997. Pauline farmed along with her husband in the Morrison area for 50 years. In her younger years, she had worked for the Burpee Seed Co., in Clinton, Iowa; Smith Trust and Savings Bank, in Morrison; and the Whiteside County Farm Bureau. She was a member of the Emmanuel Reformed Church, in Morrison. Pauline also was a member of the Morrison Historical Society and Resthave Auxiliary. In their retirement years, she and her late husband made many wonderful memories visiting family and close friends in their motor home.

She loved reading and crafts, especially counted cross stitch, crocheting, sewing and porcelain doll making. She made many beautiful keepsakes for her family. She also enjoyed sending out greeting cards and notes. She will be greatly missed by all in her family.

Survivors include two daughters, Eileen (David) Bennett, of Fort Collins, Colo.; and Paula (Cal) Venema, of Atkinson; one son, Dale (Sue) Sterenberg, of Morrison; eight grandchildren, Brad (Jessica) Buikema, Bryan (Amber) Buikema, Brooke Buikema, Brenda (Brian) Holcomb, Ryan (Tosha) Venema, Kelly (Todd) Veltrop, Grant (Erica) Venema and Emalie Sterenberg; 12 great-grandchildren, Jonah, Isaiah, Thane, Cora and Elsie Venema; Ben and Beckett Holcomb; Spencer Salt; Busby and Beatrix Pauline Buikema; and Shelby and Camryn Veltrop; two nieces, Becki (Dave) Damhoff and Melissa Devorah; and one nephew, Mark (Cara) Sterenberg. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Wesley.