Pauline Schrock, 91, of rural Kalona died on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at the United Presbyterian Home in Washington, IA. Pauline was born May 18, 1929 at the family home to Mahlon and Maggie (Miller) Gingerich of rural Kalona, Iowa. Pauline attended West Lincoln School and was a faithful member of Sharon Bethel Church. She was united in marriage to Elmer L. Schrock on October 6, 1949. They were committed to each other and enjoyed almost 40 years of married life. She enjoyed life on the farm, gardening, and family time together. A prayer warrior, she prayed for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren by name daily.
Survivors include: six children and their spouses, Devon (Marge) Schrock of Washington, Iowa, Iva (Wilbur) Hershberger of Millersburg, Ohio, Dean (Karen) Schrock, Larry (Rosella) Schrock, Jim (Marilyn) Schrock, Kenny (Tami) Schrock all of Kalona, Iowa, and 19 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren. Sister-in-law, Dorothea Gingerich.
Preceding Pauline in death was her beloved husband, Elmer on July 12, 1989; her parents, and 10 siblings, Katie Mast, Lizzie Gingerich, Ollie Hochstedler, Linus Gingerich, Cora Yoder, Eldora Mast, Maynard Gingerich, Jacob Gingerich, Iva Gingerich and Ida Mullet.
Mom, you have run the race, finished the course and received your crown of eternal life.
The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers, acts of kindness and support shown to them during their time of loss.
Thank you to the United Presbyterian Home for their care of mom the last 1 ½ years.
Funeral Services will be 1:30 pm on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at the Sharon Bethel Church near Kalona. Visitation will be Friday from 1:00 to 6:00 pm at the church. Burial will be at Sharon Hill Cemetery. Yoder-Powell Funeral Home are caring for services. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com. A memorial fund has been established for the United Presbyterian Home in Washington, Iowa.
"I have such good memories of both Elmer and Pauline, and consider your family to have been blessed to have them for parents and grandparents! Love and prayers to the family, i know she will be deeply missed. Sorry for your loss, happy for her gain! Prayers, Rita and Mike wenger"
" Such a wonderful lady she will be missed. There's joy in seeing her with Elmer again!"
"I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I worked with Dean and Pacemaker Buildings"