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Pauline Melinda Filla

April 28, 1950 ~ September 9, 2020 (age 70)


Pauline Melinda Filla, 70, of Cape Girardeau passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Pauline was born April 28, 1950, in Washington, Missouri, to the late Maurice and Leona Frederick Filla.

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. 

Pauline was a member of Abby Road Christian Church, where she loved to sing in the choir.

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.

Also surviving are three Colorado cousins, Roscoe, Natalie and Barney Filla.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.

A funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Elaine Schoepf officiating.

Masks will be required at all times, while in the funeral home and any time social distancing is not observed.

Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Owensville City Cemetery in Owensville, Missouri.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to Abby Road Christian Church, 2411 Abby Road, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.

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September 14, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home, Inc.
McCombs Funeral Home
1425 Kurre Lane
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Funeral Service
September 14, 2020

4:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home, Inc.
McCombs Funeral Home
1425 Kurre Lane
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

September 15, 2020

11:00 AM
Owensville City Cemetery
2874 MO-19
Owensville, MO 65066


Abbey Road Christian Church
2411 Abbey Road,, Cape Girardeau MO 63701
Tel: 1-573-335-3422

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