Pauline E. Tresso
- April 27, 1919 - July 28, 2009
- Springfield, Illinois
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“Please accept my deepest sympathy at the passing of Pauline. I lived across the street from her and Mike when I was a little girl growing up in the...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Wanless Fafoglia - IL
“When I was around 8 yrs old my mom told me I would be going with Mrs. Tresso to the mother/daughter banquet @ church.I wanted to play instead but my...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Shelly (Yost) Rieck
“We are so sorry for your loss. We are not able to attend the services but you will remain in our thoughts and prayers
3 of 8 | Posted by: Art & Susan Carter - IL
“We knew Pauline from attending Woodside UMC where Pauline was a great ambassabor for the church; always making visitors and newcomers feel welcome. ...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Joe & Kathy Macklin - Springfield, IL
“I remember Pauline at many New Year's Eve parties at Uncle Andy's home and at many Homa Reunions. She was a very kind lady.
5 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Dorchinecz - Taylorville, IL
“I appreciated Pauline's support and unique personality. She was one of a kind and brought joy, comfort and concern to so many folks.
6 of 8 | Posted by: Rev. George Loveland - Port Byron, IL
“Aunt Pauline will be remembered fondly by all of our family. She was a very thoughtful and charitable person who had a fantastic memory of people...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Barb & Andy Homa - Springfield, IL
“I will always remember Pauline as my first Sunday School teacher. She, along with my parents, Bob & Evelyn Reid were charter members of Woodside...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Bill Reid - Springfield, IL
Pauline E. Tresso, 90, of Springfield, died at 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at Memorial Medical Center. Pauline was born April 27, 1919 in Farmersville, the daughter of Lloyd and Olga Manetz Welch. She married M. Michael Tresso on June 1947. He preceded her in death in 1982. Pauline grew up in Farmersville where she attended White School, a one room school house. She graduated from Farmersville Community High School and moved to Springfield in 1940. She was employed at Sangamo Electric and also worked for the State of Illinois and took care of the elderly. Pauline was an active member of Woodside United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for thirty years. She belonged to Church Women United and she volunteered at the Mary Bryant Home. Pauline was a great conversationalist and the family historian. She enjoyed flower gardening. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Josephine Yard. She is survived by her siblings, Robert Welch of Springfield, Elberta (husband, Henry) Wolters of Pekin, Milton (wife, Arlene) Welch of Eugene, OR and Melvin Welch of Milwaukee, WI; brother-in-law, Robert Yard of Farmersville; numerous nieces and nephews; many great nieces and nephews; three great-great nephews; and her loving neighbors and church family. Family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at Kirlin-Egan and Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. Funeral ceremonies will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, July 31, 2009 at Kirlin-Egan and Butler Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Woodside United Methodist Church, 3519 Sheffield Rd., Springfield, IL 62703, or to her nephew's missionary work in Africa at: SIM USA, 14830 Choate Circle, Charlotte, NC 28273.