Pauline Gartshore, 98, of Taylorville passed away at 6:35am Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville.  She was born September 7, 1914 in Nilwood, IL., the daughter of Joseph and Rufina Walter Rich.  On August 31, 1933 she married Robert P. Gartshore and he preceded her in death in November, 1961. 

She is survived by her children:  Grace Marshall of Forney, TX., Robert P. Gartshore and wife Mary Lou of Taylorville, Eugence R. Gartshore and wife Peggy of Taylorville, Karen S. Hull of Taylorville, Patricia J. Clark and husband James of Worden, IL. and Bonnie M. Gartshore of San Diego, CA.; sister-in-law, Velma Rich of Virden, IL..; 21 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 15 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 brothers, Lee Rich and Paul Rick, 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

There are no services of visitation planned.  McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  Condolences may be sent on-line at

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