Lois Polzin, age 85, of Glencoe, Minnesota, formerly of Brownton, Minnesota, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017, at Grand Meadows Senior Living in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, November 17, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe, Minnesota, with interment following at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Stewart, Minnesota.
Visitation will be held Thursday, November 16, 2017, from 3:30-8:00 P.M. at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, Minnesota. CCW Rosary will be at 5:00 P.M. with Parish Prayers at 7:30 P.M. Visitation will continue one hour prior the service at the church on Friday.
Lois Evelyn (Schoenecker) Polzin was born on July 19, 1932, in Meeker County, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Andrew and Emma (Johnson) Schoenecker. Lois was baptized as an infant, received First Holy Communion and was confirmed in her faith at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley, Minnesota. She received her education in Eden Valley, Minnesota, attending Assumption Catholic Parochial School until June 9, 1946, and graduated from Eden Valley High School on June 2, 1950. Lois furthered her education by attending the College of Medical Technology earning a degree as a medical technician on June 13, 1952.
On October 1, 1955, Lois was united in marriage to Leroy “Corky” Polzin at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley, Minnesota. Lois and Leroy made their home in Brownton, Minnesota. Their marriage was blessed with six children, Bruce, Douglas, Pamela, Patricia, Penny and Paige. Lois and Leroy shared 56 years of marriage until Leroy passed away on March 20, 2012.
In addition to being a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Lois worked at the Brownton Medical Clinic, was a bus chaperone for DAC and later cared for her grandchildren. She was a faithful member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Stewart, participating in the Council of Catholic Women. After moving to Glencoe in 2012, she became a member of the Church of St. Pius X.
Lois was always strong in her faith and a caring person. She loved angels and had a beautiful collection which she treasured. Lois enjoyed reading, baking for her family, bowling, playing piano, jigsaw puzzles, crossword puzzles, word finds, and playing games which included marbles, 500, pinochle, UNO, Yahtzee and bingo. She also enjoyed watching the Minnesota Twins and comedy shows that included Carol Burnett, Golden Girls, Mr. Bean, and Benny Hill.
Lois passed away Monday, November 13, 2017, at her home in Grand Meadows Senior Living in Glencoe, Minnesota, at the age of 85 years, 3 months and 25 days.
Blessed be her memory.
Lois is survived by her:
Children, Bruce Polzin of Glencoe, MN, and his special friend, Ruth Ann Buck, of Arlington, MN,
Douglas Polzin of Brownton, MN,
Pamela Roberts and her husband, Steven, of Glencoe, MN,
Patricia Bulau and her husband, Kevin, of Glencoe, MN,
Penny Lindeman and her husband, Kevin, of Brownton, MN,
Paige Kosek and her husband, Robert, of Glencoe, MN;
Grandchildren: Matthew Roberts and his wife, Kelly, of Glencoe, MN,
Tiffany Littfin and her husband, Jacob, of Green Isle, MN,
Mitchell Bulau of Glencoe, MN,
Justin Lindeman and his wife, Angie, of Brownton, MN,
Anthony Lindeman and his wife, Laura, of Brownton, MN,
Nicole Weiers and her husband, Jake, of Waconia, MN,
Brooke Kosek of Glencoe, MN and her special friend, Chad Thompson,
Dalton Kosek of Glencoe, MN and his special friend, Hannah Wentzlaff;
Great Grandchildren, Tenley & Broc Roberts, Landon & Teagan Littfin, Breckynn Lindeman, Claire, Graham & Valerie Lindeman, Margo Weiers;
Brother, Bob Schoenecker of Richmond, MN;
Sisters, Betty Frei of Burnsville, MN,
Arleen LaHoud of Coon Rapids, MN;
Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Lois was preceded in death by her Parents, Andrew and Emma Schoenecker; Husband, Leroy “Corky” Polzin; Father-in-Law and Mother-In-Law, Walter and Minnie Polzin; Brothers, Jerome Schoenecker and his wife, Julie, Dave Schoenecker; Sisters, Kathleen Becker and her husband, Fred, Rose Ann Lauer and her husband, Clayton, Helen Jean Meyer and her husband, Gerald, Theresa Spaeth and her husband, Norbert; Brothers-In-Law and Sisters-In-Law, Fran Schoenecker, Erv Frei, Richard LaHoud, Dorothy Hahn and her husband, Charles.
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