Pauline Milster 97 of Murphysboro formerly of Grand Tower died at 5:15 am Wednesday, March 5, 2008 in Carbondale. Pauline was born in November 29, 1910 in Grand Tower, IL., a daughter to the late Joseph E. and Eva (Keith) Adams. She married Clarence "Pee Wee" Milster on August 9, 1930 in Charleston, MO.; Clarence preceded her in death March 10, 1972. Services will be at 11 am Saturday, March 8, 2008 at the First Presbyterian Church in Murphysboro, with Rev. Kerry Bean officiating; burial will follow at Walker Hill Cemetery in Grand Tower. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 am Saturday at the Church. Memorials are encouraged and may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Murphysboro. Pauline was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Grand Tower and had attended First Presbyterian Church in Murphysboro for many years; she was a retired elementary school teacher having taught at the Grand Tower Elementary School for many years. She was a member of the Illinois Retired Teachers Assn., the Jackson County Retired Teachers Assn., A.A.R.P. and had also been a member of the St. Joseph Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Survivors include one daughter and son in law; Judy & Ron Burdick of Murphysboro, two grandchildren and their spouses; Mitch and Corrie Burdick of Swansea, IL., and Lori & Rob DaCosse of Shiloh, IL., two great grandchildren; Kelsey Hottes, and Eve DaCosse. Pauline's family also wishes to thank Denise Hanson and all Pauline's caregivers for their excellent care enabling her to remain living at home for the last few years. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one daughter; Elizabeth Milster, one son; Jack H. Milster and one brother; Edward Adams.

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