Please welcome home Pauline Maileala Leialoha Freeman ... She was so proud of her Hawaiian heritage. She was born 29 Dec 1934 in Hilo, Hawaii. She bravely traveled as a young girl to the U. S. mainland, arriving in San Franscisco, CA, by steamship to attend the University of Graceland in Iowa. Through her studies she transferred to Willam and Mary in Virginia and graduated from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Pauline was a school teacher in Mason County, West Virginia, for many years. She was also co-owner of Freeman's Nursery and retired from Akzo Chemical Plant in Point Pleasant and Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia. She died at age 72 on 25 Sept 2006 at her home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Evangeline Fern Bertlemann Leialoha and Samuel Leialoha; and 12 brothers and sisters. She is survived in the states by four lovely daughters, seven grandchildrenn and two great-grandchildren. She was very civic minded and involved in the lives of her daughters's and did a wonderful job with their softball teams. Aa celebration of her life was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, 30 Sept 2006 at the Saint Peter's Lugheran Church. Her daughters have honored her wishes to be cremated and will be returning her to be spread at sea in a Hawaiian ceremony at her favorite childbeach with her surviving family. Visit firstname.lastname@example.org
to send email condolences to the family. Pauline had so many friends and was a beautiful lady. The Point Pleasant Register reported that she is also survived by her former husband who remained best friends in the raising of their four daughters. Please welcome her home for the last time.