Waynedale Obituaries


CATHERINE E. “KATIE” POLLEY, 92, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, January 8, 2009, at her son’s home. Born April 18, 1916, in Warren, Ohio, she was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church. She worked at Wayne Paper Box, Flashfold, and as a baker and custodian at Fort Wayne Community Schools. She enjoyed fishing, square dancing, bowling, and crocheting.

Surviving are her daughter, Madonna Patty of Fort Wayne; son, Wayne (Ella) Polley Jr. of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Polley, in 1984; son, Terry Polley; granddaughter, Dawn Patty; and brothers, Jacob, Frank and Theodore Kerns.

Funeral service was Monday at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Drive, Fort Wayne. Calling was Tuesday at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery.

Memorials to Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church Building Fund.

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