Mae Elizabeth “Libby” Brown Polack

Death 26 Jun 2018 (aged 90)
Burial Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 190956133 · View Source
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Mae Elizabeth "Libby" Brown Meers Polack, 90, wife of the late C. William (Bill) Polack and mother of the late Keith W. Meers, died on June 26, 2018. Mae Elizabeth was named for her grandmother, Mary Elizabeth and her mother, Mary Elizabeth. Her mother was called Lib, she was Libby her daughter was Libby Carol. Libby grew up in Germantown, Louisville. She was confirmed and married at St. Matthews Evangelical and Reformed Church. Kenneth Meers was her war time sweetheart and husband. They had three children, Carol, Keith, and Malcolm. They were church leaders for the Senior High Youth Group. They participated in the church bowling league that had chicken frying picnics in the Louisville city parks. Summers were spent boat riding, family reunions, and vacation trips.

A job promotion took the family to Indianapolis. Libby became a Brownie Leader then Girl Scout Leader. Soon after they moved to Kokomo. Libby then decided to open their real estate office with two other friends. She was involved in her church and was invited to join the Kappa Chapter of Psi lota Xi. Her daughter also joined. She later divorced, moved to Logansport and opened a fitness spa. Soon after she met and married Bill Polack. They decided to use their real estate skills and move anywhere, USA. They selected Lexington. They threw themselves into their work and community. They joined the Lions and Lionesses. Libby was named “Most Valuable Member” and served as Third Vice President. She and her daughter formed Theta Nu Chapter Psi lota Xi. They have supported the Bluegrass Charity Regatta with the Cave Run Sailing Association for 31 years, to benefit the Lexington Hearing and Speech Center. Libby and her father wrote letters to research family backgrounds and found a connection to a Revolutionary Soldier. She served as Regent of the Bryan Station Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She served as a Trustee at the First United Methodist Church in Lexington. She was named Associate Realtor of the Year, she was member of the Belle Bennett Circle, and was in the Better Business Women’s Club. She was a Conductress, SE District Officer, Kentucky State Association President of Psi lota Xi. She was a Kentucky Colonel and a Lioness Bridge Club member.

She is survived by her daughter, Libby Carol Meers Watters (Rick) Bailey and her son, Malcolm Robert (Debbie) Meers; her sister, Doris Siegrist; her grandchildren, Brett (Sarah), Bryan (Melanie), Hannah Elizabeth, and Bethany (Sean); her great-grandchildren, Avery Elizabeth, Evan, Cora Mae, and Rose Marie; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Burial will be in Blue Grass Memorial Gardens, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

Milward Funeral Home, Lexington, Kentucky

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  • Created by: Anne Holder Lee
  • Added: 28 Jun 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 190956133
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mae Elizabeth “Libby” Brown Polack (14 Oct 1927–26 Jun 2018), Find A Grave Memorial no. 190956133, citing Blue Grass Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum, Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Anne Holder Lee (contributor 46912013) .