Pauline  Wenger's Memorial

Pauline Wenger
(1930 - 2008)


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Name: Mrs Pauline Wenger
Nick Name: Ma
Maiden Name: Daihl
Gender: Female
Age: 77 years old
Lived: Sunday, 16 November 1930 - Sunday, 13 April 2008

My Story

 Pauline Catherine Daihl Wenger was our loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  She was 77 years old when she was given a new life in heaven.  She and Roy were married for 60 years.  They raised five beautiful children: Sharon, Wilma, Lisa, Kim, and Keith.  She was grandmother to 7:   Marnie, Renee, Mike, Shawn, Julie, Beth, and Paul.  She was a young great-grandmother to 11:   Ashlyn, Dustin, Mason, McKenna, Emilyn, Blake, Jaedon, Dillon, Sydney, Josiah, and Seth.  She loved to hold the babies and spend time making her family feel special.

She was born November 17, 1930, to the late Paul and Mary Daihl in Roxbury, PA.

We enjoyed many family gatherings at the Wenger home.  She was a great cook, and it wasn't a holiday without her macaroni salad, which can only be made with her homemade pickles.  She enjoyed collecting antiques, going to auctions, and visiting yard sales.  She liked Conway Twitty, the Gaither singers, Trace Adkins, and Johny Cash.  She was very generous with gifts and her time.  She loved her gardens and fixing up her house.  She made the best strawberry pie (with cream cheese), fruit salad, and grape juice. 

She like watching NASCAR, and her favorite driver was #99, Carl Edwards.

The days should be remembered and celebrated. They should be remembered by every family for all time to come. Their children after them should always remember those days.           ~esther 9:28

A Song by Chris Rice: Untitled Hymn
Weak and wounded sinner
Lost and left to die
O, raise your head, for love is passing by
Come to Jesus
Come to Jesus
Come to Jesus and live!

Now your burden's lifted
And carried far away
And precious blood has washed away the stain, so
Sing to Jesus
Sing to Jesus
Sing to Jesus and live!

And like a newborn baby
Don't be afraid to crawl
And remember when you walk
Sometimes we
Fall on Jesus
Fall on Jesus
Fall on Jesus and live!

Sometimes the way is lonely
And steep and filled with pain
So if your sky is dark and pours the rain, then
Cry to Jesus
Cry to Jesus
Cry to Jesus and live!

O, and when the love spills over
And music fills the night
And when you can't contain your joy inside, then
Dance for Jesus
Dance for Jesus
Dance for Jesus and live!

And with your final heartbeat
Kiss the world goodbye
Then go in peace, and laugh on Glory's side, and
Fly to Jesus
Fly to Jesus
Fly to Jesus and live!

Some of Pauline's recipes:

Macaroni Salad

Cook, drain, rinse 1 lb. box small shell macaroni.
    1/2 lb. longhorn cheese            1 can Spam
    1 jar green olives                       5 hard-boiled eggs
    1 pt. sweet pickles                     3 ribs celery
    1 small onion

    1 cup sugar                                 1 Tbsp. flour
    1 egg                                             1/4 cup water
    1/4 cup vinegar                           juice from pickles
Mix dressing ingredients and bring to boil.  Remove from heat and add 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise and 2 Tbsp. margarine.  Cool and pour over diced ingredients.

Strawberry Pie

    1/2 cup butter                            1/2 cup oats
    3/4 cup flour                              2 Tbsp. sugar, optional
Melt butter. Stir in remaining ingredients until well mixed.  Pat mixture onto bottom and sides of 9" pie pan. Bake at 400 degress 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.  Remove from oven and cool completely.

Strawberry filling:
    1 cup sugar                              3 oz. pkg. strawberry jello
    1-1/3 cups water                     1 qt. fresh strawberries, washed and capped
    3 Tbsp. cornstarch
Cook water, sugar, and cornstarch until clear.  Remove from heat.  Add jello and stir until jello is dissolved.  Allow mixture to cool but not gel.  Pick out a few small berries for garnish and set aside.  Halve or quarter remaining berries and place in large bowl.  When jello mixture is cool, pour it over berries, stirring to make sure each berry is glazed.  Pour berries and glaze mixture into cooled pie crust.  Refrigerate and garnish with small berries.
Optional:  Add 2 Tbsp. 10x sugar to 8 oz. cream cheese.  Spread on baked pie crust before adding strawberry filling.

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Merry Christmas Ma. Holidays will never be the same without you. We Love you!
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we miss you ma.
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Artist: Chris Rice
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Fathers Name: Paul Daihl
Mothers Name: Mary Daihl
Children's Names: Sharon, Wilma, Lisa, Kim, Keith
Siblings Names: Tom, George, Lester (Pooch)
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Newburg
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Born Again Christian


Favourite Movie: John Wayne movies
Favourite Music Genre: Country
Favourite Artist: Elvis, Statler Brothers, Waylon Jennings


Place of Passing: Carlisle Regional Medical Center
Date of Passing: 13 April 2008
Place of Burial: Pleasant Hall Cemetary
Funeral Director: Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home
Funeral Location: Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home
Funeral Date: 16 April 2008

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