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Story Last modified at 10:10 a.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2005

Pauline Webster

Pauline Hobbs Webster died Dec. 16, 2005, of cancer at her home in Eagle River.

A memorial service was held Dec. 22 at First Baptist Church of Eagle River. The Rev. David George officiated. Inurnment will be at Cycadia Cemetery in Tarpon Springs, Fla.

Mrs. Webster was born Oct. 30, 1939, in West Virginia. She was a high school graduate. In 1963, she moved to Alaska, living in Fairbanks until 1970, when she moved to Anchorage. She attended the University of Alaska Anchorage Business College. She retired from MarkAir in 1996 as a baggage claim manager.

She enjoyed playing cards and softball and received a multitude of trophies for bowling and softball.

Her family wrote: "She was affectionately know as 'Ma' while playing organized softball for 35 years in Alaska. Her children and grandchildren were the light of her life. Pauline's loving and outgoing personality will be greatly missed by Cecil, her husband of 47 years."

Mrs. Webster is survived by her husband, Cecil Webster; daughters and families, Vivian and Don Shafer and their children, Sarah, Josh and Justin of Anchorage, and Karen and Jeremy Gore and their children, Kassidy and Tia of Eagle River; sons and families, Curtis and Kelly Webster of Anchorage, Gary and Linda Webster and their children, Stephanie, Alex and Christine of Houston, Texas, and Keith and Lily Webster of Eagle River; siblings and spouses, Virginia and Tim Skinner, Roxie and Buron Revels, Florence and Frank McInnis, Simon and Judy Hobbs, Richard and Ruby Hobbs, Clarence Hobbs, and Jack and Encie Hobbs, all of Florida; niece and husband, Cindy and Cliff James of Eagle River; and nephew and wife, Richard and Julia Hobbs of Anchorage.

Arrangements are with Evergreen Memorial Chapel.

This article published in The Alaska Star on Thursday, December 29, 2005.