Nancy Loewy ’64 Polen

Polen, Nancy Anne Linden – Age 81, passed away Friday, December 16, 2022.

Nancy was born October 27, 1941, the daughter of Samuel and Annette (Hulsebos) Loewy. She was a 1959 graduate of Amundsen High School in Chicago, IL and she received her Bachelor’s Degree from Hope College in Holland, MI. She had resided in Linden since 1970 coming from Lansing. Nancy married Robert “Bob” Lewis Polen December 4, 1965 in Holland.

She was a substitute teacher for the Linden Community School District and also taught Adult Education.

Surviving are: her husband of 57 years, Bob ’63; daughter, Kim ’88 (Dan) O’Connell of Linden; son, Dave (DeAnne Polen of Linden; grandchildren, Macauley (Amanda) O’Connell of Byron, Connor (Paige) O’Connell of Allendale, Madison Polen of Grand Rapids and Carlie Polen of Linden; great grandsons, Leo and Zion O’Connell; sister, Ellen Stienke of Holland; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Annette Loewy. The family wishes to extend special thanks to Rita, Marilyn and Shelby for their care and friendship.

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