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Jacquelyn Marlene (England) Polansky

September 4, 1933 ~ May 21, 2018 (age 84)

Jacquelyn M. (Mrs. Richard) Polansky, 84, of DeWitt, Iowa, passed away peacefully Monday afternoon, May 21, 2018, at Westwing Place, DeWitt following a brief battle with cancer.

Jacquelyn Marlene England was born September 4, 1933, an identical twin to parents, Wayne and Elizabeth (Schuerer) England in Cedar Rapids  She was a graduate of Roosevelt High School in Cedar Rapids.  Jacquelyn was a loving wife and mother and loyal friend,  a self taught  musician,  an amateur artist and avid crafter.   She loved to play golf at Springbrook in DeWitt with her husband and friends.  Jacquelyn also loved to play bridge with her group of  girlfriends.  She was a member and secretary of the DeWitt Noon Lions, a life long Missouri Synod Lutheran belonging to the Grace Lutheran Congregation in DeWitt.  Jacquelyn played the organ for services at Zion Lutheran in Hiawatha for over 2 decades.  One of her last wishes was to tell everyone that she had a wonderful life, a great husband and great sons.

Jacquelyn is survived by her loving husband of nearly 32 years, Richard A. Polansky; her sons, Steven (Virginia) Wisehart  of Clark, Missouri,  Mark (Janell) Wisehart of Salida, Colorado;  her stepsons, Paul (Denise) Polansky of Cedar Rapids and Matthew (Sally) Polansky of Atkins; 10 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding Jacquelyn in death were her grandson, Clayton R. Wisehart; her twin sister, Jocelyn Cornell; her brother, Gary England; her first husband, James F. Wisehart and her parents.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 25, 2018.  A Service of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt with the Rev. Steve Anderson officiating.  Burial will be at Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.  Memorials are suggested to Grace Lutheran Church.

Pallbearers will be Charlie Kimball, Jon Billhorn, Duane Hansen, Alan Ruggeberg, Brad Anderson and Scott Steffens.

Condolences may be expressed and a photo tribute viewed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com.

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