Pauline Viola Mininger Harms

October 23, 2019

Pauline Viola Mininger Harms, 96, passed away October 15, 2019, at Oak Wood Manor in Brooksville, MS. She was a homemaker. She was born on September 26, 1923, in rural Gratiot County, Michigan to the late Emanuel and Hattie Freeman Mininger.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Marshall Harms; one son-in-law, Howard Nickel; one granddaughter, Heidi Peaster; one great-grandson, Justin Dyck; four sisters; three sisters-in-law; and four brothers-in-law.

She is survived by three daughters, Jane (Newell) Mininger of Barron, WI, Nancy (Dwayne) Peaster of Brooksville, MS and Janice (Merle) Koehn of Moundridge, KS presently serving at the Sarasota, FL Mission; one son, Terry (Judy) of Murray, KY; 19 grandchildren, 68 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 13 step-great-grandchildren; nine step-great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Vada Seiler of Brooksville, MS and Elgene Martinez of San Antonio, TX; one brother, Bob Mininger of Moundridge, KS; four sisters-in-law, Dorothy Benner of Brooksville, MS, Ruth (David) Benner of Middleberry, IN, Janis Harms of Daphne, AL, and Thelma (Gerald) Boeckner of Walnut Hill, FL; one brother-in-law, Don Harms of Montezuma, KS; as well as numerous relatives and friends.

Services were held Saturday, October 19, 2019, from the Walnut Hill Mennonite Church with Rev. Mike Koehn, Rev. Galen Harms and Rev. Jamie Wedel officiating.

Interment was in Walnut Hill Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers were Chad Nickel, Van Nickel, Camron Peaster, Marwyn Peaster, Alston Koehn, Andrew Koehn, Arlin Koehn, and Sheldon Toews.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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