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Pauline L. Neef
Pauline L. Neef
Age 65, passed away Thursday October 14, 2021 at her home.
Survived by her three children Shawn (Leonor) Smith, Eric (Judy) Smith and Natalie (Juan) Ramirez; grandchildren Ryan Lukas Konjevich and Juan Ramirez Jr.; one sister Eileen Hosang; one brother Alan (Cher) Smith; sister-in-law Babe Smith Numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by parents Alva and Viola (VanBuskirk) Smith; one brother David Smith; brother-in-law Harry Hosang and mother-in-law Esther Neef.
Born in Joliet. Graduated from Lincoln Way High School in New Lenox. Pauline worked at Al’s Steak House over 25 years. She loved flowers, horses and crystals.
Visitation Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 4-7:30 pm at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, with funeral service at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorials to the Illinois Horse Rescue at www.illinoishorserescue.org would be appreciated.
To Paulines family - I was so shocked and saddened to hear about the loss of your mom/sister/grandmother and my friend Pauline. She was an extraordinarily kind and loving Soul. I had known her since the mid 90s by way of a spiritual community. She had always asked us to pray during your greatest time of need and generously prayed and supported friends in their most challenging times. I trust shell have many souls waiting to welcome her to the other side where she will continue Gods loving work and be your guardian Angel. May she Rest In Peace in the arms of Gods Light. May her memory be eternal in all our hearts. May God carry you through this tremendously devastating loss. Youre all in my prayers. Bess
Bess Oct 20 2021 12:00 AM
I worked with Pauline at Als Steakhouse for about 10 years. She was one of the sweetest people I knew! She was always taking up a collection if someone had to take time off work for whatever reason. I talk about her so much! She was one of a kind and well be greatly missed!!
Heather Jachimowski Oct 16 2021 12:00 AM
Pauline and her whole family were close friends of me and my family. Pauline taught me how to tie my shoe laces when I was 5 years old. I loved spending time at her parents house as a kid. She will be greatly missed.
Rigsby Barbara Oct 16 2021 12:00 AM