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Pauline Gay Gessner-Dean

1932 - 2021


Pauline Gay Gessner-Dean, April 30, 1932 - May 29, 2021

Pauline Gessner Dean was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon, to Garnet Worrel and Elsie Styles Worrel.  Her family moved with step-father, Walter Knutson, to Redmond, Oregon, and she attended Redman Union High School where she met and married George Gessner in 1949.  They raised John, Georgia, Alan, and Robert in Redmond before moving to Coeur d' Alene, Idaho in 1969. 

Her family enjoyed her ready smile, her quick wit and warm, tender hugs.

She enjoyed hunting, fishing, yard sales, casino slot machines, long rides to see and count deer and other wildlife, and spending time with family.

She was preceded in death by husbands, George Arthur Gessner and Wayne Dean; son, Robert Thomas Gessner; grandsons, Brian Arthur Gessner and Zachary Robert Gessner; and great-granddaughter, Kristen Marie Gessner

Pauline is survived by her daughter, Georgia Carol Gessner McIntee; sons, John Franklin Gessner (Lori) and George Alan Gessner (Terrie) all of Coeur d' Alene.  She is also survived by granddaughters,  Cher Gessner Kingman (Shawn) and Kelli Swan Clevenger both of Salem, Oregon, Lisa Marie Gessner (Jessie) of Kauai, Hawaii, Stacey Davis (Matt), Coeur d' Alene, Amy Lynch (Mike), of Mapleton, Minnesota; grandsons, Nicholas Edward Thomas McIntee and John Victor Joyner, E. Wayne Dean's children-Susan, Mary Margaret, David, Carrie, Ruth, Ann, Doug, Martha, Paul Mueller (Leslie), Cathy Sampert (Bob), Joe Mueller (Sandy), Dan Mueller Paul Mueller (Leslie), Cathy Sampert (Bob), Joe Mueller (Sandy), Dan Mueller and a number of great and great-great grandchildren.

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Pat Miller

June 10, 2021 3:41 PM

Pauline was the most happy-go-lucky lady. She and I took a couple of drives down by Kingston back roads she loved to see the wild life. She loved her family and get-togethers. With them... I  will really miss that lady!!! I hope she is smiling and loving on Jake (robs ) dog that i took care of when Rob passed. 

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