Pauline K. (Korges) WhittingtonDecember 11, 1930 ~ August 27, 2017 (age 86)
Pauline K. Whittington
Pauline K. Whittington, 86, Hays, died Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the Hays Medical Center.
She was born December 11, 1930 in Kingsville, Texas one of ten children born to Paul G. and Sarah C. (Poth) Korges. She was a High School English Teacher and a taught English at Louisiana State University, receiving her MA Degree in English Literature from the University of Oklahoma. She was active in the League of Women Voters in the 1970’s and was an accomplished pianist. She was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking and sewing her children’s clothes.
Survivors include five sons; Jeffrey Whittington of San Francisco, CA, Christopher Whittington of Wichita, KS, Edward Whittington of Hays, Lee Whittington and wife Jana of Los Angeles, CA, and Stuart Whittington of Mesa, AZ, a daughter; Sarah Whittington-Mason and husband Lee of Denver, CO, six grandchildren; Jacob Whittington and wife Alyssa, Carrie Whittington, Katherine Whittington, Rosemary Whittington, Rebecca Whittington, and Nicholas Whittington, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 215 W. 13th, with Fr. Barry Brinkman officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 on Wednesday and from 9:00 am until 9:45 on Thursday, all at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine Street. A vigil service and rosary will be led by Fr. Fred Gatschet at 6:30 pm on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the National Kidney Foundation, www.kidney.org, in care of Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Condolences may be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com