Pauline Peters, 66 of Springfield, transitioned from labor to rest Thursday, June 9, 2022.

Pauline was a caring and thoughtful woman who valued faith and family above all else.

Granddaughter to German immigrants, Pauline Imogene Peters was born November 27, 1935 to Herman and Helen Bauschlicher. Pauline and Jim were married on March 25, 1956 and had five children – Matthew, Delana, Joel, Phillip, and Sarah. She was an excellent cook and made particularly delicious homemade noodles and pumpkin pie. Gardening and decorating were her favorite hobbies, and flowers were incorporated into both. Ever the competitor, playing Scat, Scrabble, and other games was another favorite past-time.

Pauline is survived by son Matthew/wife Brenda; daughter Delana/husband Alan Ellis; son Joel/wife Deb; son Phillip/wife Becky, daughter Sarah/husband Mark Hicks; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; and many beloved in-laws, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 am in Trinity Lutheran Church will funeral services at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 16, 2022.

Burial will be at 2:30 pm in Morgan Lutheran Cemetery, Morgan, Missouri.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 1415 S. Holland, Springfield, Missouri 65807.

Arrangements are being made by Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home.