Pauline Jurgensen, 83Pauline "Polly" Solick Jurgensen, age 83, of Ellsworth, died unexpectedly at home on June 16.
Pauline "Polly" Solick Jurgensen, age 83, of Ellsworth, died unexpectedly at home on June 16.
Polly Jurgensen was born on Oct. 17, 1928, in West Palm Beach, Fla., to Stephen and Philomene Solick. Polly graduated from St. Anne's Catholic School in 1946. After relocating to Houston, Texas, in 1949, Polly worked at Southwestern Bell as an operator and at Texaco Oil. In 1950, Pauline enlisted in the Navy as a WAVE hospital corpsman at the Virginia Naval Hospital. It was there where she met and later married her husband, LTJG Dale Jurgensen. After the service and upon returning to Ellsworth, she and Dale raised four children. They owned and operated Lord Abstract Company for 35 years. Pauline was a member of the American Legion Post 204.
Pauline is survived by her children, Thomas (Kathy) of San Diego, Calif., Paul (Tammy Cloutier) of Ellsworth, Kristen (John Castner) of Red Wing, Minn., and Mary (Tim Oberg) of Rush City, Minn.; siblings Janice, Richard, and Marian; and her five grandsons, Nathan, Colton, Grant, Alex, and Maxwell.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dale; and brother Stephen "Buddy" Solick.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 21, at St. Francis Catholic Church, with Father Nathan officiating. There will be a visitation from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, at Hill Funeral Home in Ellsworth, and also 1 hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.
Hill Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Ellsworth is assisting the family. Please visit www.hillfuneralservice.com to leave an online condolence.
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