Mildred Brooks Pautz, 88, of Marshall, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, at The Living Center in Marshall.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, at Arrow Rock Cemetery, with William W. Harlow officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Oct. 29, 1921, in Arrow Rock, she was the daughter of Earl D. Kuhn and Alta Wells Kuhn. She attended Arrow Rock School and graduated from Marshall High School. She was the office manager for Brooks Truck Lines, Inc. in Boonville. She later transferred to Kansas City where she met and married her husband, Arthur Earl Brooks who preceded her in death in 1966. She subsequently married Orrin W. Pautz; he preceded her in death in 1988. While raising her children, she was a stay-at-home mom and was a scout leader in Boonville, Kansas City and Marshall, a Sunday School teacher and bible school teacher and served in various committee and leadership capacities in school and PTA activities. She was a member of the Marshall Methodist Church and was active in the Arrow Rock Chapter of DAR.
She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Brooks Harre and her husband, John W. Harre, of Warrenton, Va,; her son, Dean Caskie Brooks and his wife, Debra, of Blue Springs; a stepson, Frank Leslie Pautz and his wife, Edith, of Marshall; six grandchildren, Sean Brooks Harre and his wife, Alison, of Santa Cruz, Calif; Stephanie Brooke Harre, of San Francisco, Calif; Martin Earl Brooks and his wife, Bri, of Lee's Summitt; Josh Ryan Pautz of Rogers,, Ark.; Caleb Andrew Pautz and his wife, Eliza, of Chesterfield; and Aaron Jacob Pautz of Rogers, Ark; four great-grandchildren, Jonah William Harre, Julian Brooks Harre, Avery Nicole Brooks and Austin Nicholas Brooks; and two nieces, Sandra Harmon Callen of La Center, Wash, and Harriet Harmon Lent of Charleston, S.C.
In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Earlene Harmon, Harriet Itschner and Irene Phillips.
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