Pauline Melinda Filla Obituary

Pauline Melinda Filla

<p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Pauline Melinda Filla, 70, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Pauline was born April 28, 1950, in Washington, Missouri, to the late Maurice and Leona Frederick Filla.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Pauline graduated from the University of Colorado with two degrees. She moved from Colorado with her family, first to Jackson, then to Cape Girardeau in 2002.&nbsp;</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Pauline was a member of Abby Road Christian Church, where she loved to sing in the choir.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Loving survivors include seven cousins, Charles (JoAnn) Filla of Kaiser, Missouri; Christine Dothage of LaBargue Creek, Missouri; Tim Filla, Bethene Spawnhurst and Ben Filla, all of Washington; Jennifer Hilgard of Godfrey, Illinois; and Jim Filla of Nederland, Colorado, an aunt, Charla Mae Filla of Akron, Colorado and her best friend Sheila Winberg of Fort Collins, Colorado.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Also surviving are three Colorado cousins, Roscoe, Natalie and Barney Filla.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>A funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Elaine Schoepf officiating.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Masks will be required at all times, while in the funeral home and any time social distancing is not observed.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Owensville City Cemetery in Owensville, Missouri.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:20px;"><strong>The family requests memorial contributions be made to Abby Road Christian Church, 2411 Abby Road, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701</strong>.</span></p>
April 28, 1950 - September 9, 202004/28/195009/09/2020
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