Susan Marie Hess-Polowski, 56, of 510 Minnesota Ave., Gladstone, passed away at 6:11 PM on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at home with her husband and family following a year long battle with cancer.
Susan was born January 1, 1955 at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. She graduated from the Gladstone High School. Susan started working at J.C.Penny’s in Gladstone in June of 1973 and continued working at both the Gladstone and Escanaba stores until her untimely passing. Susan was also a part of S & S Bartending for the past 20 years and enjoyed shooting pool and being a designated driver.
Susan is survived by her husband, Peter, her daughter Abigail (Kyle) Polowski-Savard of Gladstone grandchildren, Michael Robert, Charles David and Deanna Jeanne Savard, four brothers Mike of Minneapolois, MN. Robert, Donald (Katina) and Ronald (Becki) all of Gladstone and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Olivia in 1988, her father, Alexander in 2011 and her nephew, Tom in 2009.
A visitation will be held on Friday, September 2 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services will follow at 6:00 PM at the funeral home with Pastor Jonathan Schmidt officiating. A luncheon will be served immediately following services at the First Lutheran Church in Gladstone. Susan will be laid to rest in the Fernwood Cemetery in Gladstone.