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Jean D. (Lindgren) Polzin

Jean D. (Lindgren) Polzin Jean D. (Lindgren) Polzin

Jean D. (Lindgren) Polzin, 93, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

Jean resided in the Township of Goetz, in Cadott. She was married to Lloyd Polzin for 71 years.

She was born March 31, 1927, to George and Clara (Spaeth) Lindgren.

Jean was a wonderful cook. Jean planned and served large family gatherings for all holidays, and insisted everyone who stopped by even for a minute, have something to eat.

She was active in the community and her church. She served in the Ladies Aid for St. Johnโ€™s, was the leader for many years of the Goetz 4-H Club, was active in the Chippewa County Homemakers, served as treasurer for Union Cemetery, was chosen for the Cooking Hall of Fame and was a Master Food Preserver.

Her granddaughter even saw Jeanโ€™s name on a poster in a grocery store in Houston, Texas, as a Master Food Preserver to contact for help with canning.

Jean was also active in farming, moving to the Polzin farm with Lloyd in 1950, where she actively helped with farming. She was a member of the Master Farmers and in 2011, Jean was awarded the Kiwanis annual Agriculture Friend of the Year Award โ€“ the first time the award was given expressly to a farm wife.

She is survived by her children โ€“ LeeAnn Polzin Nichols, and children โ€“ Ann Marie (Chuck) Curtin, Bobby (Daina) Nichols and Lee (Wanda) Nichols; Sandy (Delmar) Plank, and children โ€“ Travis (Machelle) Plank and Cara Lee (Gary) Wiersgalla; George (Marie) Polzin, and children โ€“ Gena (Christian) Lilienthal and Leonard (Teal) Polzin; John (Sandi) Polzin, and children โ€“ Ben (Sarah) Polzin, Chase (Tara) Polzin, Mazie, Schneider, Millie and Mercie; great-grandchildren โ€“ Amanda, Ashley, Deanna, Reed, Lavander, Chad, Nick, Makaela, Noah, Zachary, Rose, Lars, Gram, Lincoln, Lloyd, Killian and Genevieve; brother-in-law โ€“ Donald (Darlene) Polzin; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband โ€“ Lloyd Polzin; siblings โ€“ Dorothy LeBarron, Lawrence Lindgren and Lorraine Akin; and two granddaughters โ€“ Jenelle and Jewels Plank.

Services were held at 1 p.m., Monday, June 1, at St. Johnโ€™s Lutheran Church in Cadott, with the Rev. Dr. Gary Paul offi ciating. Interment followed the service at the Countryside Union Cemetery, in the Town of Goetz.

Visitation was held from 3-5 p.m., Sunday, May 31, at Leiser Funeral Home in Cadott, and also one hour prior to the services, Monday, at the church.

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