Pauline H. Perkins, 91, died Nov. 15, 2012, at the Kenwood View Nursing home in Salina, Kan.
 She was born Pauline Helen Schuetz, on August 30, 1921, on a farm near Hoxie, Kan. to Mathias and Elizabeth S. (Reinert) Schuetz. She lived in the San Francisco, Calif. area for many years and worked for the Jesuit Priests as a secretary for over 13 years. She then moved to Concordia, Kan. and worked for the St. Mary Convent for over 12 years before moving to Salina to be with her sister.
 She is preceded by her parents, two sisters, Isabel Peltier and Henrietta LaBarge as well as three brothers, Robert, Raymond and Bernard Schuetz.
 She is survived by two sisters, Asella Lindstrom of Salina and Josephine Goscha of Garden City, as well as many nieces and nephews.
 The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 19, at the St. Mary Queen of the Universe Catholic Church, 230 E. Cloud St., Salina, with Father Kerry Ninemire as celebrant and Father Brian Lager as co-celebrant. Burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Salina. A Vigil/Rosary service will be at 7 p.m., Sunday, at the Ryan Mortuary, 137 North Eighth St., Salina. Visitation will be 4 p.m.–8 p.m., Sunday at the Mortuary. Memorials are suggested to the Church.  Condolences:visit



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