Pauline Wilhelm

Obituary of Pauline A. Wilhelm

Pauline A. (Rhoads) Wilhelm, 95, of Pottstown, PA passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Pottstown Hospital – Tower Health. She was the wife of the late Curtis L. Wilhelm who passed in 2009.


Born in Pottstown, PA on April 16, 1922, Pauline was the daughter of the late Mathias and Emma Rhoads.


Pauline loved to bake.  Her delicious recipes will live on with family and friends for many generations.  Pauline was a witness to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and shared that faith with who knew her.


She is survived by one son, Craig Wilhelm, husband of Tonya, Sayre, PA; two grandchildren, Kimberly Maier, wife of Richard, and Aaron Wilhelm; one great-grandchild, Addyson Maier; and one sister, Margaret Smale; special niece, Donna Phillips, wife of Richard; and special nephew Terry Smale, husband of Kathy; nephews Richard, Kenneth, and Keith Rhoads and niece Shirley Freese.


Visitation will take place on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pauline’s memory to Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 150 N. Hanover St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Online condolences may be made to the family at