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Pauline J. Ford

February 18th, 1925 – March 18th, 2018

Pauline J. Ford, 93, of Macomb, IL, formerly of Vermont, IL, passed away at 11:17 am on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at Bickford Cottage in Macomb, IL. She was born on February 18, 1925 in Vermont, the daughter of Glenn and Iva (Hayes) Danner. Pauline married F. Jerry Ford on October 9, 1946 in Astoria, IL. He preceded her in death on October 1, 1998.

Also preceding her in death are her parents, daughter, Dinah Ford and uncle, Charlie Hayes.

Survivors include her 3 daughters, Gwen (and Duane) Easley of Englewood, FL, Kathy (and Rick) Heller of Canton, IL and Cindy Ford of Vermont, 9 grandchildren, Megan (Steve) Witt, Jared (and Gayle) Heller, Josh Creasey, Cristin Easley, Jessa (and Travis) Wilcoxen, Abigail (and Jackson) Moreland, Solomon Snyder, Mandy (and Andy) McClelland and Isaac Snyder, 9 great-grandchildren and her aunt, Geraldine Hayes of Macomb.

Pauline graduated from Vermont High School in 1943. She would then become a graduate of Gem City Business College in Quincy, IL. After graduating, she was a secretary in the Commanders office at Camp Ellis until it closed. She was an active part of the farms. She also worked for Bybee’s Dime Store in Vermont, as a clerk.

She was a member of the Carroll Rankin American Legion Post 26 Ladies Auxillary in Vermont, IL and Vermont United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher for 60 years and held many offices in the Church. She loved attending the many events and games of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren as long as her health allowed her to. She enjoyed quilting, cooking and reading her bible.

Services will be held at 11 am on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the United Methodist Church in Vermont. Pastor Bennett A. Woods will be officiating. A visitation will take place 1 hour prior to the services on Thursday. Interment will be in the Vermont Cemetery in Vermont. Memorials can be made to the Vermont United Methodist Church or the Vermont American Legion Auxiliary.


March 19th, 2018

Our Prayers and Condolence to the family and friends of Pauline. She was one of a kind, always had a smile to all she met and made them feel welcome. Ora and Mary Welch

March 20th, 2018

Prayers for comfort and peace during this time of loss. She was a special lady and mauries mom twila enjoyed many years of friendship with her . Maurice and Kathy cox

March 20th, 2018

Heartfelt thoughts and prayers for all of Pauline's family. She was special to my mom and many others over the years. I know she will be deeply missed. Gary & Cheryl (Cox) Matteson

March 20th, 2018

Thought and Prayers for ALL of you. She was a SWEET person, darn good cook, precious memories. So sorry for your loss.
The Malott & The Taylor Families

March 21st, 2018

So many great memories of Pauline and the Vermont Breakfast Club. She was always so much fun to be around. God Bless and hold her forever. Cathy O'Hern Crain

March 21st, 2018

My condolences on the loss of your loved one

March 21st, 2018

Pauline could always make me laugh. Such a sweet sweet person. My condolences to Gwen and the family. Linda Wilson Hodgkins

March 22nd, 2018

Thinking of all of you today. With special memories of Pauline. Joan Riebling

March 22nd, 2018

Condolences to the family. Pauline was a very special woman. Kind, compassionate and very caring. We loved her smile and her humor. She will be missed by many. May God comfort the family in the many difficult days ahead. Love Mike and Donna Shirley