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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Pauline Monica RODAN / BOTHE

Born on 2 June 1924 [45]
Daughter of Michael RODAN and Margaret MCGINLEY [39: 29-Dec-1947] [86: 27-Dec-1947]
Postal Assistant at the Carnamah Post Office at 12 Macpherson Street in Carnamah [P167]
Helped provide dance music at Red Cross Dance at Carnamah on 28 April 1945 [5:4-May-1945]
Foundation Secretary of Carnamah Basketball Club in June 1945 [5: 22-Jun-1945]
Committee Member of Carnamah Badminton Club in 1946 [5: 12-Apr-1946]
Member of Carnamah Tennis Club in 1945-46 [5: 14-Dec-1945, 21-Dec-1945, 29-Mar-1946, 5-Apr-1946]
Played 'Squatting Cow' in Wild Nell of the Plains at Carnamah Parents & Citizens Community Concert in August 1946 [5: 23-Aug-1946]
Helped supply the music for the Carnamah R.S.L. Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on 2 November 1946 [5: 8-Nov-1946]
Competed in the Easter Tennis Tournament held in Carnamah over Easter in 1946 [5: 3-May-1946]
Married "Dick" Richard Baxter BOTHE on 8 January 1947 at Saint Francis Xavier's Cathedral in Geraldton [39: 8-Feb-1947]
Rendered an item at the farewell afternoon given to Mrs Phoebe E. HUNT at the Coorow Hall on 26 March 1947 [5: 4-Apr-1947]
She and her husband holidayed in Geraldton over Easter in 1947 [5: 4-Apr-1947]
Gave an item at the farewell afternoon tea to departing Waddy Forest resident Mrs Ethel B. FOWLER in 1947 [5: 9-May-1947]
Attended the 21st birthday party for her brother-in-law Lloyd D. BOTHE at the Coorow Hall on 10 May 1947 [5: 23-May-1947]
At Lloyd's birthday she played the piano for some of the dancing and sang a song accompanied by Mrs Norma C. JONES [5]
Member of Coorow Tennis Club from 1947-48 until at least 1950-51 [5: 21-Mar-1947, 24-Mar-1949] [4: 9-Dec-1950, 7-Apr-1951]
Committee Member of the Coorow-Waddy Forest Districts Agricultural Society in 1951 [4: 7-Apr-1951]
Resided for many years at Lot 31 Spain Street in the Coorow townsite [19]
Long time organist at Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Coorow [45]
Member of the Coorow branch of the Save The Children Fund for over 40 years and was the recipient of a Long Service Award [45]
Resident of Coorow until her death at the age of 85 years in 2010 [2]
Mother Baxter, Richelle, Mauretta, Richard, Paula, Bernadette, Michael and Catherine [14]
Died 7 April 2010; cremated at the Fremantle Cemetery in the Perth suburb of Palmyra [2]
Funeral Mass was celebrated in Our Lady of Fatima Church in the Perth suburb of Palmyra on 14 February 2010 [45]
A memorial service was held later in the Our Lady of the Rosary Church at Coorow [P8]

From The West Australian newspaper, Saturday 8 February 1947:
"BOTHE – RODAN. – On January 8, 1947, at St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Geraldton, with Nuptial Mass, Pauline Monica, youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs M. Rodan, of Eleanor Street, Geraldton, to Richard Baxter, eldest son of Mr and Mrs Baxter D. Bothe, of Inglewood, Coorow."

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Pauline Monica Rodan / Bothe' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2024 from [reference list]

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