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March 23, 2023 - April 2, 2015

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Henry E. Polzer, 92, of West Point, died Thursday, April 2, 2015 at the West Point Living Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30am on Monday, April 6 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Rev. Frank Lordemann as celebrant. Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery immediately following the funeral. Visitation will be from 2:00pm until 8:00pm on Sunday with Wake Service with Knights of Columbus rosary at 6:30pm at Stokely Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the GACC Endowment Fund. Henry Edward Polzer was born on March 23, 1923 to Henry and Rosa (Wrasse) Polzer in Pender. Henry grew up on a farm near Pender and attended country school. On February 8, 1947, he married Jeanette Hugo at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in West Point. The couple lived in several different communities before settling down in Hyde County, SD where they owned and operated a ranch. During their time in South Dakota, the couple moved to Winner where Henry worked at the coop. After working in Winner, the couple returned to the ranch before retiring to West Point in 2002. Henry was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed walking his dog, Spot, and working in the yard. Henry is survived by his wife, Jeanette of West Point; sons Vincent (Patricia) of Denver, CO and Edward (Jana) of Aurora, CO; fourteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Henry is preceded in death by his parents; daughter Cheryl Mills in 1985 and sister Helen Elfrink.