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PAULY, Ruth (Mrs. Colford N.). (Davenport, IA--Dubuque, IA, Feb. 23, 1987). Pauly, a permanent member of the Dubuqueland Women's Bowling Association was three times the city bowling champion. She served as president of the DWBA and was a member of its board for thirty-three years. A charter member of the DUBUQUELAND WOMEN'S BOWLING ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME and the Dubuqueland 600 Club, Pauly was a permanent member of the Women's International Bowling Congress.

A Ruth Pauly Award was established in her honor for high single game in the city tournament.