THREE OAKS — Pauline Ann Fender, 85, of Three Oaks, MI, passed away at her home on Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel – 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, Michigan.

Pauline was born in Chicago, IL, to the late John and Anna (Beck) Uzel.

She is survived by her children – Michael Bennett of Sandy Valley, NV, Carol (late Joseph) Jablonowski of Shorewood, IL, Sandra (James) Ragosta of Three Oaks, MI, and Frank Bennett of Chicago, IL; grandchildren – Dana (Nate) Berwer-Wade and James Ragosta, Jr.; great grandchildren – Davis Wade and Delaney Wade; aunt – Rosemary Descamps; cousin – Gloria Zenger; and life-long friend – Lillian Chandler.

Pauline is preceded in death by her husband – Robert J. Fender, and a daughter – Shirley Bennett.

Pauline was a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She loved her family unconditionally and will be greatly missed.

Private family services will be held with Pauline’s final resting place being at Clarendon Hills Cemetery in Darien, IL. Pauline’s family asks that memorial contributions be made in her name to the pet rescue shelter of the donor’s choice.

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