Pauline Clements, 88, of Clements died Friday, January 6, 2012 at the Springfield Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 9, 2012 at the Redwood Falls Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via
Pauline Shellar Clements, the daughter of Ernist and Rosale (McCandle) Latham, was born June 22, 1923 in Lumberton, Mississippi. She was raised in rural Lumberton and received her formal education at the Lumberton school.
On February 12, 1944, Pauline married Bob Weldon Clements, Sr. in Lemar County, Mississippi. Bob was in the Army; when he retired from the service, the family settled in Doland, South Dakota. Pauline was a seamstress and a homemaker. While living in Lumberton, she worked for a company that made clothing for Hollywood actresses.
Pauline was a member of various Baptist and Pentecostal churches. Her faith was very important to her. Pauline also enjoyed sewing and cooking.
She is survived by her son Bob Weldon Clements, Jr. of rural Clements; granddaughter Heidi Angela Sorensen of San Diego, California; and her great-grandchildren Carly and Greyson Sorensen. Pauline was preceded in death by her husband Bob W. Clements, Sr., and her seven brothers and sisters.
Blessed be her memory.