Marvin Lee and Linda Eileen Polzin
Marvin Lee and Linda Eileen Polzin
Memorial services for Marvin Lee Polzin, 79, and Linda Eileen Polzin, 75, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 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, November 19, 2021, at their home.
Marvin was born November 17, 1942, at Great Bend, Kansas, the son of Edward and Ethel Smith Polzin. He owned Polzin Upholstery in Great Bend, Kansas, and West Plains Used Furniture and Upholstery in West Plains, Missouri, 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 January 19, 1946, at Kinsley, Kansas, 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 August 19, 1962, Marvin and Linda were married at Kinsley, Kansas.
They are survived by four children, Christine Nemnich and husband, Bradley, Great Bend, Kansas, Sherry Bowen and husband, Randy, Durand, Michigan, Michael Polzin, West Plains, Missouri, and Misty Dobbs and husband, Kenneth, West Plains, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren, Shawn, Nicole, Derek, Megan, Leanne, Ashley, Shane, Jesse, Amber, Kelsey, Kendra, Deven, Kaylee, and Ashlynn; and twenty-seven 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.
Harriet (Clapp) Berger
November 24, 2021 @ 11:08 am
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
November 24, 2021 @ 2:39 pm
Wes and I are sending good thoughts to you all during this time of loss of your parents. Sherry and Mike and all your families
Wes and Kari Moore
November 24, 2021 @ 5:08 pm
Max and i send our most sincere condolences Marvin and Linda were good people .
Misty ,Mike,Sherry and all the Grandkids Im so sorry.
November 24, 2021 @ 5:14 pm
Sherry, Mike and Misty, may God bless and fill your hearts with wonderful happy memories during this sad time.
Marvin and Linda were really good people and we will remember them always.
Respectfully, Troy and Shirley Earls
November 26, 2021 @ 10:06 pm
Enjoyed working with Marvin in Thayer. He was such a tender hearted person and very talented in his work. Prayers for your family.
November 28, 2021 @ 5:21 pm
I am so sorry for your loss. Marvin and Linda were good people they were always nice to me . Sending prayers to the family
Hassel and Alice Vandergriff
November 25, 2021 @ 9:37 am
We are so very sorry for your loss, and are praying for you; may God bless and comfort you all.
November 27, 2021 @ 12:53 am
Am so sorry for your sudden loss. I pray for you Mike and Jesse and for your whole family. May you find comfort with each other.
Teri Luna Palmer
December 1, 2021 @ 12:12 pm
Your family has my deepest sympathy. Linda was my mom’s first cousin since I am Inis’ granddaughter. I remember pleasant memories of visiting with my great-aunt Eileen. Prayers for you in this time of loss.
Bud and Marie Nale
December 4, 2021 @ 8:44 pm
To the family
So sorry for your loss. Marvin and Linda were so special to us. We will miss them. Our prayer go out to the family.
December 6, 2021 @ 7:19 pm
So very sorry for the loss of your parents. They were good people.
I worked with Marvin for many years at both Thayer and West Plains.
Sending my thoughts and prayers to all of you.