Pauline Elaine (Borthwick) Strawn

March 8, 1938 ~ December 16, 2021 (age 83)


Funeral service for Pauline Elaine (Borthwick) Strawn, age 83, of Quinlan, Texas will be held on Monday, December 20, 2021 at 2:30 PM at Quinlan Funeral Home with Bruce Morgan officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeside Memorial Park. Visitation will be Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM. Pauline passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2021.

Mrs. Strawn was born March 8, 1938 in Harpursville, New York to May Shackelton and James E. Borthwick. She enjoyed spending time with family and entertaining company any chance she could. She loved taking care of babies; she raised so many, sitting in her favorite chair with a baby and rubbing their piggies. She like watching car races, having a midnight snack of cookies and milk, swinging on the porch outdoors, taking care of her garden and animals. Pauline worked at Fritz Chemicals on the tile belt. 

Pauline comes from a very large family of five brothers and sisters, five children, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-two great grandchildren, and five great great grandchildren.

She is survived by her brother, Arnold (Gladys) Borthwick; children, Debra (Mark) Ramirez, Ricky (Donna) Saunders, Patricia (Donald) Boyett, Randall (Frances) Strawn; grandchildren, Lisa (Clay) Pradarits, Steven Ramirez, Angela (Brandon) Arterberry, Amanda (Riad) Almarsi, Jonathon (Trina) Saunders, James (Christina) Boyett, Regina (Mark) Smith, Christopher Boyett, Samantha Strawn, Abigail Strawn, Katlynn Strawn, Larry (Mandi) Sanders, Stacey (Marcus) Palmer, Megan Saunders; great grandchildren, Reilly, Logan, Jeremiah, Elijah, Layla, Savannah, Jackson, Lucas, Taylor, Tristian, Sabastion, Christian, Axel, Landon, Isabell, Dylan, Kenzi, RJ, Skylar, Jaxson, Noah, Hunter; great great grandchildren, Jaraé, Cora, Taylor Jr., Landon, Gabby.

Pauline is preceded in death by her husband Danny Strawn of Quinlan TX; brother Harry Borthwick of Buda, TX; sisters Rita David of Grapevine, TX, Ester Ivey of Rochester, NY, Virginia of Rochester, NY; son, Larry Wayne Saunders of Quinlan, TX; grandchild, Corey Saunders of Quinlan, TX.; great grandchild, Nathan Saunders of Quinlan, TX.; grandchild, Jennifer Saunders of Dallas, TX.; grandchild Malaysia Smith of Quinlan, TX.

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December 19, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Quinlan Funeral Home
8930 Hwy 34 South
Quinlan, TX 75474

Funeral Service
December 20, 2021

2:30 PM
Quinlan Funeral Home
8930 Hwy 34 South
Quinlan, TX 75474

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