Monday, September 8, 2014

Jane Polei (September 5, 2014)

Jane Polei, age 83, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 1:35 AM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on July 6, 1931 in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Arthur & Elsie (Kenny) Kraus.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Richard Polei of Greenville; son, David Polei of Granby, Colorado; daughter and son in law, Melissa & Dave Schlichte of Arcanum, Ohio; grandchildren, Crystal (Matthew) Grote, Erica (Michael) Rouse, Ryan Polei and Michael Polei; great grandson, Owen Grote; sisters and brothers in law, Sonja & Jim Burch of Ft. Wayne, IN, and Judy & Dan Blagg of New Bremen, OH; numerous nieces and nephews as well as many loving friends.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her daughter in infancy, Melody Jane Polei and daughter in law, Suzanne Polei.

She was a member of Woodington Congregational Christian Church. She retired from Greenville High School and was also a homemaker. She loved reading and cooking. Jane always had a positive attitude and would do anything for anyone. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and will be very missed.

There will be a service held on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Jim Fulton officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions are given to State of the Heart Hospice or Woodington Congregational Christian Church. Condolences for the family may be expressed through