Pauline Kiltinen is living an active retirement life in Marquette, Michigan with her husband John. She sings in the Marquette Choral Society and subs on organ/piano at her church, Messiah Lutheran, and other area churches. She taught French and English at Gwinn HS for 20 years, and now serves as Insurance Liaison for the local MARSP (Mich. Assoc. of Ret. School Personnel). Her ties to Finland are strong, having visited family and friends there numerous times, helped to found the League of Finnish American Societies UP Chapter Finlandia Foundation Affiliate, stayed very connected to Finlandia University, and served as president of the Finnish Council 2014-2018.