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Pauline Ruth Asplund
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Pauline R. Asplund
Of Arlington Heights

Pauline Ruth Asplund was born on June 20, 1920 in New Castle, Indiana to Charles and Delcia (nee Merriman) Lewis. She died Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Arlington Heights.

She worked primarily as a housewife but also as a telephone operator during the 1940s, and also held a few clerical positions, retiring in 1974. Pauline was a Church pre-school teacher for many years; working with the church youth brought her much joy. She was also an avid reader and a golfer in her younger days. She loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren and was loved by all.

Pauline is survived by her Son, Frank (Pam) Asplund; grandchildren, David (Lacey) Asplund and Sara (Brandon) Harwell; and great-granddaughter, Hazel Asplund

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Miller Asplund and her parents.

Visitation Monday, July 3, 2017 from 4:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 North Arlington Heights Road (4 blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Entombment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greenwood, IN.

Memorials may be given to the VFW at <> or the Alzheimer’s Association at <>. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at or (847) 253-0168.

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4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Cemetery Details


Forest Lawn Cemetery

State Road
Greenwood, Indiana 46143

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association of Greater Chicago

8430 W. Bryn Mawr
Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60631

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