Polanek, 89, Chesterton, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at
in Franciscan Health - Michigan City, Michigan City.
services will be conducted. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan
City, IN, is handling arrangements.
She was born
November 26, 1929, in Brookfield, Illinois, to the late John and Eva (Markovich)
On August 7, 1948
in Brookfield, IL she married Earle Polanek, Sr., who preceded her in 2009.
Surviving are two
daughters, Eve (Ed) Buompensiero of Las Vegas, NV, and Karen Mathews of
Chesterton, IN; son, Earle Polanek, Jr. of Collins, MO; 16 grandchildren; 23
great-grandchildren; and her sister, Rose Shuster of Clarendon Hills, IL.
She was also
preceded in death by two daughters, Becky Bussalacchi and Anna Mignogia; and
two sisters, Eva Pollack and Mary Portner.
be made to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN,
To sign a guest
book and leave condolences online visit