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Marvin Lee Polzin 1942 - 2021 - Linda Eileen Polzin 1946 - 2021
Marvin Lee Polzin - Linda Eileen Polzin

WEST PLAINS, Mo. — Memorial services for Marvin Lee Polzin, 79, and Linda Eileen Polzin, 75, West Plains, Mo., will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 in the Langston Street Chapel of the Rose Chapel of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.    

Mr. and Mrs. Polzin passed away at 10:45 p.m., Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at their home.  

Marvin was born Nov. 17, 1942, at Great Bend, Kan., the son of Edward and Ethel Smith Polzin. He owned Polzin Upholstery in Great Bend, Kan., and West Plains Used Furniture and Upholstery in West Plains, Mo., and was well-known as a master upholsterer. After closing his upholstery shop, Mr. Polzin became a designer at Arlee Home Fashions. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, canning, and a good meal.  

Linda was born Jan. 19, 1946, at Kinsley, Kan., to Archie Johnson and Marian Eileen Johnson Reichardt. She was a homemaker, and she enjoyed collecting Coke items and working puzzles. She also enjoyed her cats and her dog, Sadie.  

On Aug. 19, 1962, Marvin and Linda were married at Great Bend, Kan.  

They are survived by four children, Christine Nemnich and husband, Bradley, Great Bend, Kan., Sherry Bowen and husband, Randy, Durand, Mich., Michael Polzin, West Plains, Mo., and Misty Dobbs and husband, Kenneth, West Plains, Mo.; 14 grandchildren, Shawn, Nicole, Derek, Megan, Leanne, Ashley, Shane, Jesse, Amber, Kelsey, Kendra, Deven, Kaylee, and Ashlynn; and 27 great-grandchildren. Marvin is also survived by one brother, James Polzin; and one sister, Jewell Lewis, and husband, Gerry. Linda is also survived by two brothers, Gary Johnson and wife, Sally, and Harry Johnson and wife, Rose; and one sister, Bonnie West. Marvin’s parents and three infant siblings preceded him in death. Linda’s parents preceded her in death. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the family and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at    

Funeral arrangements proivded by

Robertson-Drago Funeral Home 

211 West Main 

West Plains, MO  65775

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 1, 2021