Pauline M. Graves
January 24, 1923 - May 19, 2019

Pauline Graves July 1966
Funeral services are pending for 96 year old Pauline (Cramer) Graves of Manning. Pauline died Sunday evening, May 19, 2019 at Accura Health Care in Manning.

Pauline M. Graves

Visitation Wednesday, May 22, 2019 After 1:00 P.M. Ohde Funeral Home, Manning, Iowa
Funeral Service Wednesday, May 22, 2019 ~ 2:00 P.M. Ohde Funeral Home, Manning
Officiating Lue Baker
Recorded Music "Just As I Am" "Abide With Me"
Casket Bearers: Pauline's Family and Friends
Interment Manning Cemetery, Manning

Pauline Marie, daughter of Leon and Emma (Volquartsen) Cramer, was born January 24, 1923, at Dow City, Iowa. She grew up in Dow City and, at the age of nine, moved to Manning where she graduated from Manning High School in 1941. Pauline worked at Thrifty Food Market for 10 years, and then at the Manning Creamery as a bookkeeper until it closed in 1971.

On December 9, 1965, Pauline was united in marriage with George Graves at the First Presbyterian Church in Manning.

Pauline was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Women and the Martha Circle.

On Sunday, May 19, 2019, Pauline passed away at the Manning Plaza Nursing Home in Manning, Iowa. She was 96 years, 3 months, and 26 days of age.

Pauline was preceded in death by her husband George Graves in 1989, and two sisters Audrey (LaVerne) Olsen and Madlyn (Gordon) Younie.

She is survived by two nieces: Kathy Clement of Fort Dodge and Sandi Nemitz of Ankeny; a nephew Randal Younie of Woodbine; step-children: Ken (Beverly) Graves of Jefferson and Joan Graves of Virginia; other relatives and friends.


3 classmates still living: Dorothy (Ehrichs) Kusel, Rozora (Kuhn) Schroeder, and we think Robert Rostermundt

1941 MHS graduates: Donavieve Anderson, Dale Bingham, Frank Bliefert, Mary Campbell, Pauline Cramer, Dorothy Dethlefs (salutatorian), Norma Dietz, Dorothy Ehrichs, Lyle Eich, Leola Fairchild, Leonard Frahm, Anetha Graves, Betty Grelck, Virginia Greteman, Virtus Hargens, Lyle Hoffmann, Joyce Hunter, Joyce Jensen, Helyn Kampen, Leola Keat, Lorraine Kuhl, Louise Kuhl, Marjorie Kuhn, Rozora Kuhn, Deloris Kuhse, Robert Kuhse, Lucille Lamp, Elvin McConnell, Elmer Meyers, Daryl Mohr, Alice Musfeldt, Harold Neal, Bonnie Niehaus, Warren Petersen, Robert Ramsey, Robert Rostermundt, Viola Rostermundt, Norman Rothfolk, Ruth Schelldorf (valedictorian), Burdette Schroeder, Velma Steen, Lyle Gene Strathman, Roy Struve, Virginia Vandeman, George Wegner, Keith Wunder

1941 former students: Helen Algren, Merle Anthony, Marian Arp, Wayne Barnes, Genevieve Blum, Geraldine Bohnsack, Leone Conklin, Mary Jane Fritz, Velma Hiatt, Maxine Joens, Dorine Kroeger, Francis Kuhse, Patricia Lawbaugh, Charles Madsen, Edward McMahon, Marian Mitchell, Mary Ramsey, Marian Ranniger, Harold Ruhde, Francis Schoening, Marjorie Stangl, Raymond Thompson, Milo Voss, Audrey Wall, Bud Waters, Warren Wegner, Phyllis Witt, Wayne Witt, Arnold Wood, Deloris Wood, Elaine Wrigley

Edwin Perrin Lynn (Principal) and Rosemary Gleason (Class Sponsor)
Back: Elmer Meyers, Virtus Hargens, Norman Rothfolk, Wayne Witt, Burdette Schroeder, Dorothy Dethlefs, Lyle Hoffmann, Dorothy Ehrichs, Frank Bliefert, Ruth Schelldorf, Alice Musfeldt, Lucille Lamp, Pauline Cramer, Mary Campbell
4th: Roy Struve, Gene Strathman, George Wegner, Elvin McConnell, Betty Grelck, Norma Dietz, Anetha Graves, Viola Rostermundt, Lorraine Kuhl, Patricia Lawbaugh, Leola Keat, Phyllis Witt
3rd: Harold Neal, Robert Rostermundt, Marjorie Kuhn, Virginia Vandeman, Rozora Kuhn, Dorine Kroeger, Mary Jane Fritz, Joyce Jensen, Virginia Greteman, Deloris Wood, Marian Arp
2nd: Robert Kuhse, Warren Wegner, Dale Bingham, Leone Conklin, Leola Fairchild, Helen Kampen, Marion Ranniger, Velma Steen, Deloris Kuhse, Maxine Joens, Genevieve Blum
Front: Leonard Frahm, Keith Wunder, Marjorie Stangl, Lyle Eich, Louise Kuhl, Daryl Mohr, Donavieve Anderson, Warren Petersen, Joyce Hunter


George Graves in front of the Wyatt Hospital

1939 tumbling class

Back: Ruth Rostermundt, Mary Campbell, Leola Keat, Pauline Cramer, Marian Ohrt, Marilyn Mohr, ??
Third: Agnes Blum, LaVerne Meyer, Marilyn Anderson, Irene Stoberl, Margaret Lake, Viola Rostermundt, Virgene Schacht, Edna Flenker
Second: Dorothea Schrum, Norma Keairnes, ?Leona Schrum? LaRae Vandeman, Gladys Baumann - teacher, Genevieve Blum, Lila Louise Dalgety, Joyce Strathman
Front: Virginia Greteman, Donna Keat, Clarice Keat, Phyllis Joens, Betty Grelck, Norma Dietz, Joy Moore, Virginia Vandeman

1 Dorothy Dethlefs, 2 Ruth Schelldorf, 3 Norma Dietz, 4 Donavieve Anderson, 5 Mary Jane Fritz, 6 Phyllis Witt, 7 Viola Rostermundt, 8 Anetha Graves, 9 Pauline Cramer, 10 Louise Kuhl, 11 Lorraine Kuhl, 12 Rozora Kuhn, 13 Helen Kampen, 14 Betty Grelck, 15 Patricia Lawbaugh?, 16 Joyce Hunter, 17 Marian Arp, 18 Genevieve Blum, 19 Frances Schoening?

Playground at the old grade school between 1st & 2nd Streets along Sue Street


Kenneth Graves MHS 1952


Joan Graves MHS 1964


LaRue Dietz & Audrey Cramer

1944 Marie Perkins, school principal, approached senior Audrey (Cramer) Olsen and junior LaRue Dietz about modeling these dresses which were taken to different communities to promote the sale of war bonds and savings stamps during WWII.
The fan was made out of war savings stamps and the dress was made out of war bonds.
The uniform modeled by LaRue was WAVES uniform - "Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service"
This event was held on the stage of the old gym (present day rec center).


I have very little Volquartsen information or pictures.
Siblings: Carl, Bill, Paul, William, Henry, Hilda Hammer, Emma Cramer, Ella Clothier, Ann Jensen


William Volquartsen WWII
I have no military information for Bill


Betty Swank & Paul Volquartsen - A G Store
Paul also served during WWII but no pictures and very little information

School notes about Pauline

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