In Loving Memory of John W. Polen
September 9, 1932~August 13, 2020
John William Polen was born on September 9, 1932 in Mondamin, Iowa. John passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2020 in Missouri Valley, Iowa. John attended school in Mondamin, Iowa and went on to work as a machinist for Boeing in Seattle, Washington and in Wichita, Kansas. After working for Boeing, John worked for Little Giant Crane and Shovel in Ankeny, Iowa. John was also in the military and is a Navy Veteran. John was married to Marilyn (Bohanan) on January 11, 1958 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. One of John’s favorite pastimes was fishing, motorcycles and traveling.
John is preceded in death by his parents, Bertha and Lloyd Polen, his wife Marilyn (Bohanan) Polen, his sister Beatrice Wallis and his infant daughter Katherine Polen.
John is survived by his children, John Polen and wife Melanie of Hastings, Nebraska and Jim Polen of Rancho Santa Margarita, California, sister Geraldine Edmonds of Missouri Valley, Iowa, six grandchildren and ten great- grandchildren.
Visitation service for John will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2020 at the Logan Memorial Chapel in Logan, Iowa.
Graveside service with Military Honors will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2020 at the Magnolia Cemetery in Magnolia, Iowa.
In Loving Memory of John William Polen
Born September 9, 1932 Mondamin, Iowa
Entered Into Rest August 13, 2020 Missouri Valley, Iowa Graveside Service 1:30 p.m., Monday, August 17, 2020
Magnolia Cemetery Magnolia, Iowa
Officiating Pastor Rusty Hedger
Steve Earlywine David Polen
Mark Jensen Ronnie McHugh
John Polen Jim Polen
Final Resting Place Magnolia Cemetery Magnolia, Iowa