Pauline Stierwalt

January 3, 1936 ~ December 23, 2019

Born in: Rutledge, Tennessee
Resided in: Unicoi, Tennessee

Mildred “Pauline” Stierwalt, age 83, died Monday, December 23, 2019, at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center in Mountain Home, Tennessee.

Pauline was born on January 3, 1936 to Frank Satterfield and Rose Lee Lemons Satterfield in Rutledge, Tennessee. She enlisted in the Army in 1960 and served until she married her husband, Joe Stierwalt, in 1961. Her career varied throughout the years and included modeling when they lived in Greece, selling real estate in Illinois, and banking in Illinois and Tennessee. Finishing her education was an important goal to Pauline so she enrolled at ETSU and she graduated in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree, alongside her daughter, Jo-Lynn Martin.

Pauline was always an active member of her community. She was involved in the Junior Women’s Club in Illinois, and in Tennessee she helped organize many events including the fashion shows at the Erwin Senior Center. She attended services at the Unicoi Christian Church.

Pauline was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on March 22, 1998, Joe Stierwalt; a sister, Ruby; and a brother, LC.

She is survived by her children, Jo-Lynn (and John) Martin, Joseph (and Suzanne) Stierwalt, and Jason (and Kathy) Stierwalt; grandchildren, Katie Martin, Johnathon Martin, Kenner Martin, Lainey Stierwalt, Jillian Siterwalt, and Jordan Stierwalt; great-grandchildren, Luna and Zarabelle; and a sister, Margaret.

A committal service be held at 1:00 p.m. at Mountain Home National Cemetery on Monday, December 30, 2019, under the direction of Pastor Dave Tysinger. Military honors will be accorded by the Boone Dam VFW Honors Detail. Please meet at the cemetery gates by 12:50 p.m. to go in procession.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org/donate).

Services

Committal Service: December 30, 2019 1:00 pm

Mountain Home National Cemetery
53 Memorial Dr.
Mountain Home, TN 37684


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  1. Tina MK Wilcox says:

    No words, no matter how tender‚ can touch what you’re feeling inside. No one can soften the sorrow deep down where your heartaches reside. Still, we are thinking about you and hoping it helps in some way simply to know that we care about you and share in your sadness today.
    Lyle and Tina Wilcox

  2. Town of Unicoi says:

    We share in this time of grief but also share in the love and memories of “Pauline”.

    Pauline will always be within your heart and the many others that loved him/her and as close as a beautiful memory.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.

    Keeping you close in heart and prayer for the loss of your beloved “Pauline”.

    Our deepest sympathy.

    Town of Unicoi
    Board of Mayor and Aldermen

  3. Town of Unicoi / Town Hall - Unicoi, Tennessee says:

    We share in this time of grief but also share in the love and memories of “Pauline”.

    Pauline will always be within your heart and the many others that loved her and as close as a beautiful memory.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort, and strength.

    Keeping you close in heart and prayer for the loss of your beloved “Pauline”.

    Our deepest sympathy.

    Town of Unicoi
    Board of Mayor and Aldermen

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