|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1999|
Lt. Col. (Ret.) Donald W. Polglase, 67, died at his home in Tucson, Ariz. March 4, 1999, after a battle with esophageal cancer.
He graduated from Superior Central High School in 1949 and from Superior State Teacher's College in 1953, where he was a well-known athlete, starring in football and basketball at both schools. Upon graduation from college, he entered the U.S. Air Force where he became a pilot and served his country for 26 years.
He is survived by his wife Marian (Palmer) Polglase from Spooner; son Rev. Jeff (Mary) Polglase, Malawi, Africa; Daughters, Marianne (Pastor Jeff) Snodgrass of Bryan, Texas; and Amy (Steve) Walker of West Jordan, Utah; Sister, Katherine (William) Rehnstrand of Gordon, Wis.; 13 grandchildren; eight nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mabel Polglase, and by three brothers, Robert, Ralph and Kenneth Polglase.
In lieu of flowers, should friends desire, a contribution may be made to the TMC Hospice in Tucson, Ariz., or to the Superior Scholarship Foundation Memorial Fund in care of the Superior Board of Education.
A private memorial will be held April 1 in Tucson. Arrangements are being made by East Lawn Palms Cemetery and Mortuary in Tucson.
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