Pauline Mary Webber

TRENARY – Pauline Mary Webber, 98, of Trenary, died on Monday morning, Nov. 7, 2016, at Christian Park Healthcare Center in Escanaba. She was born in Trenary on July 14, 1918, to Steven and Lena (Hawthorne) Slambo and she graduated from Trenary High School in 1937. Pauline married John Daniel Webber. She was a homemaker and raised their eight children. Pauline served as the Mathias Township treasurer for many years. She was a longtime and faithful member of St. Rita’s Catholic Church.

Pauline is survived by five children, John “Patrick” Webber of St. Paul Park, Minn., Nancy M. (Bob) Brant of Gladstone, Steve (Donna) Webber of Escanaba, Kathleen (James) Hughes of Escanaba, and Maureen Webber of Escanaba; daughter-in-law, Shirley Webber of Escanaba; 17 grandchildren, Debra, Patti, Scott, Brian, Steve, Dan, Joan, Tracy, Lorie, Matt, Jason, Jennifer, Brett, Becky, Justin, Jodie, and Rhonda; 41 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John; sons, Mike, Jim, and Tom Webber; grandsons, Paul Ely, Jr. and John S. Webber; great-grandchildren, Cory and Jessica Ely; sisters, Helen (Dan) Malnar and Theresa (Steve) Malnar; parents-in-law, Joseph and Anna Webber; brothers, and sisters-in-law, George (Pauline B.) Webber, Ralph (Helen) Webber, and Irene (Charlie) Zurawski.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, Nov. 11, at St. Rita Catholic Church in Trenary at 11 a.m.

Interment will be at the Mathias Township Cemetery in Trenary.

The family wishes to thank the wonderful people for the care she had at Christian Park. Pauline’s obituary and online guestbook may be found at