Arrangements By:

The Cremation Society of Iowa

Pauline Drottz

Pauline Drottz passed away December 12, 2018. The body will be cremated and at her request no services are to be held. Interment will be in Rising Sun Cemetery.

Pauline was born Mar 18, 1924 in Vienna Austria and immigrated to the United States in Nov 1939 to escape the Hitler regime.

Pauline was married and had 2 children by her first husband. In 1949 she married Harry Drottz and became mother to his four children.

She worked for 20 years for the Boss Hotel Co and 10 years for Des Moines General Hospital. After retiring she attended the South Side Senior Center where she volunteered for many years. She also learned to knit and crochet and play cards.

She was a long time member of the Fort Des Moines Presbyterian Church and past Matron of South gate Eastern Star Lodge.

Those left to cherish her memory are her Grandson Robert Airhart, son Carl Drottz (Ruby), Daughter in Law Marie Andrews and Judith Drottz, Son in Law Dennis Meeks, niece Alona Sparks and numerous Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and Great-Great Grandchildren.

Pauline was preceded in death by her husband Harry, Sons Sam Andrews and Harry Drottz, Daughters Kathy Green, Jane Brinkeman, Phoebe Meeks, granddaughters Sue Poulson and Paula Airhart and her niece Alona Sparks.


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