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Date of Birth: February 21, 1939

Date of Death: July 10, 2021

Joseph C Polley of Sun City West, AZ passed away quietly in his home on July 10, 2021 at the age of 82. Joseph was the eldest of 4 children and was born February 21, 1939 in Sioux City, Iowa to Charles Polley and Monica (Jonas) Polley. He graduated from Heelan High School in 1957 and then enlisted in the Navy December 1957. He served aboard the USS Bremerton and was honorably discharged in September 1962. He married Sharon Rethwisch on September 17, 1994 and they resided in Norfolk, NE where he managed Kings Entertainment Center until retiring and moving to Arizona in 2003. Joseph had a passion for golfing, bowling, and socializing with his many friends. Joseph and Sharon enjoyed traveling in their later years after their retirement. Joseph is survived by his wife Sharon, his brother George Polley, his sister Julie Freese (Ray), sister-in- laws: Carol LaCriox (Larry) and Cheryl Horan (husband John), brother-in-law Leon Leu (Shannon), sons: Joe M Polley (Debbie), Greg Polley (Carla), Todd Polley, Tim Polley, Rick Rethwisch (Mary); daughters: Lynn Clark and Becky Polley. He is also survived by his 10 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and-numerous nieces and nephews. Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, sister Rosemary Toresdahl, brother-in-law Larry Mullins, sister-in-law Karen Polley and niece Kristen Polley.

Service Information

A memorial service for Joseph is planned for a later date in Sioux City, IA.