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Pauline Brixey, 85, a longtime resident of Wenatchee, and a former resident of East Wenatchee, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, May 1, 2005, at 6:45 a.m., in Colonial Vista Rehab Center.
She was born Dec. 28, 1919, to Steve and Norie (Rippey) Tate at Ava, Mo., where she was raised and educated. Following her schooling she began working in a beauty parlor in Ava where she worked until meeting Dillard Brixey. They were married in 1945, and promptly moved to Wenatchee to make their home. Pauline owned and operated a beauty shop in East Wenatchee for forty years until retiring. For many years she did hair for Telford’s Chapel of the Valley. During her retirement years and in the winter months she would travel with her husband to Arizona, which they did for 16 years. Pauline was a 50 year member of the Wenatchee First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of the home; one daughter and her husband, Pat and Ron Lannoye, of Malaga; two grandchildren, Wayne A. Lannoye of East Wenatchee, Wendy Johnson of Bellevue; two great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 5, at the Wenatchee First Baptist Church with Pastor Wes Hunter officiating. Interment followed at Wenatchee City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements were by Telford’s Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee.