Marcus, Iowa – Mary Elaine Polson, 95, of Marcus, Iowa passed away on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Heartland Care Center in Marcus, Iowa. Funeral services will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday December 27, 2018 at Grace United Methodist Church in Marcus, Iowa. Pastor Chris Childs will officiate. Burial will follow at Marcus Amherst Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at the Earnest – Johnson Funeral Home in Marcus. The family will be present from 5-7 p.m. with an Eastern Star service at 7:00 p.m. There will also be one hour of visitation at the church prior to the funeral service on Thursday.
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Mary Elaine Haight was born on September 19, 1923 in Aurelia IA, to William and Ruth (Williams) Haight. She graduated high school and married Langdon Polson on June 16, 1946 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Cherokee. Mary was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, UMW, Eastern Star, Daughters of the Nile, Shrine Ladies, and Kanduettes. She enjoyed traveling, baking (made the best angel food cakes), and spending time with her family. The family wishes to thank all the wonderful, caring staff at Heartland Care Center, Cherokee Regional Hospice, and Pastor Chris Childs.
Grateful to have shared her life are her sons and their wives; Gene and Vivian Polson and Randall and Teresa Polson all of Marcus, and two grandsons; Zach and Logan Polson
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, daughter, Karol and twin grandsons; Graeme Michael and Lucas Jon Polson, a brother; Dean and a sister; Marguerite.