Pauline Bale, 1946-2017

Published 1:00 am Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Pauline E. Bale, 70, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017, in Richland, Washington.

Pauline Bale

She was born June 22, 1946, in Albert Lea to Magnus Sorensen and Mabel Aase. Pauline grew up in Minnesota, where she spent 42 years. It was there she met the love of her life, Jim. They started their family and created so many amazing memories. She resided in the Tri-City area for the last 28 years. Her passions included gardening, decorating, shopping and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Jim; her three children, Brian and his wife, Tami, Tracy and her husband, Scott, and Michael and his wife, Melissa; and her four wonderful grandchildren, Tyler, Garrett, Kaile and Paityn.

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There will be a celebration of her life at 11 a.m. Saturday at Graceland Cemetery in Albert Lea.

“We will miss you like crazy, Mom,” her children said. “We love you with all our heart. Rest in peace.”