Paulene "Paula" Hines-Gove

1928 to 2015


Paulene "Paula" Hines-Gove, 86 of Oshkosh, entered into rest on Tues., April 21, 2015 at Regional West Garden County Nursing Home in Oshkosh with her family at her side.

A celebration of life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wed., April 29, 2015 at the United Methodist Church in Oshkosh with Pastors Bonnie McCord and Jeniffer Brand officiating. Private family burial of ashes will take place at a later date in Ash Hollow Cemetery.

Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Memorials in Paula's name can be made to the family for a future project for the Garden County Nursing Home.

Family and friends can leave condolences at

Holechek Funeral Home and Cremations in Oshkosh is serving Paulene's family.

Paulene Eleanor (Roth) Hines-Gove was born on Dec. 13, 1928 in Winner, S.D. to Frank and Dorothy Roth. The family later moved to Gordon, Neb. where Paulene attended school and was proud to have been a drum majorette. She married Dwaine Goshorn and to this union was born Sanford Goshorn. After high school she attended beauty college in California. She later moved to Oshkosh, where she met and married William Hines. To this union William Jr. and Dawn were born. While raising her children she owned and operated Paulene's Beauty Shop in Oshkosh for over 30 years. She later married Franklyn Gove in Lisco. After his death in 1999 and in the face of her declining health she moved to Kearney to live with her son, Bill. In 2002, she moved to California to live with her granddaughter, Jennifer, and then moved to Seattle with them and lived until she returned to Oshkosh and entered the nursing home where she spent the remainder of her life.

Paulene enjoyed dancing and gave lessons. She enjoyed slalom waterskiing, traveling, especially to the Caribbean, hunting, fishing, playing horse shoes and was a very gifted bowler and golfer. She bowled and won at regional and state tournaments and sponsored her beauty shop's team. Later in life she took up the game of golf which soon became her passion and consumed a great deal of her time as she always went after sports with a vengeance, since childhood.

She is survived by her sons Sanford (Joyce) Goshorn of Stanton, Neb., Bill (Becky) Hines of Seattle, Wash., daughter, Dawn (Bruce) Batt of Sidney, 10 grandchildren, Chan (Ann) Goshorn, Chandra (Rod) Krinhop, Carin (Kirk) VanPelt, Candece (Ryan) Hansen, Jennifer (Mike) Clow, Brad Hines, Anthony (Ashley) Hines, Madeline Hines, Josh (Melissa) Batt, and Jess (Dustin) McCormick, 16 great-grandchildren, Olivia (3), Avery (1) and Owen (1) Goshorn, Kelton (13) and Kolter (11) Van Pelt, Grace (6), Ella (3) and Leah (7 mo) Hansen, Mikey (14), Jerry (10), and Jacob (8) Clow, Lena Hines (2), Emma Hines (2), Barrett (5) and Broker (2) Batt, Ethan (5) and Ella (1) McCormick, sisters, Kelly Crook of San Antonio, TX and Frankie (Virgil) McCune of Denver.

Paulene was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Frank, and sister, Barbara.


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