Colleen Polesky

Thursday, October 7, 2021
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Colleen Polesky, age 85, of Dickinson, N.D. and formerly of Glendive, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 in Dickinson.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. A Rosary Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 at the Silha Funeral Home in Glendive. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Glendive with Father Francis Schreiber officiating. Rite of Committal will be in the Dawson County Cemetery in Glendive. Silha Funeral Home of Glendive has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Colleen Polesky was born Jan. 26, 1936 to George and Julia Houseman. She passed at home with family by her side on Sept. 30, 2021. Colleen was a woman of great faith and had a passion for her family. She was devout Catholic. Colleen married Gerald Polesky on Aug. 2, 1958 in Billings. She loved being a mom and homemaker. She supported her husband in all his adventures. Colleen was very quiet, but full of wisdom. She enjoyed living in the country taking care of her chickens and tending to her garden. She was an awesome cook and baked the best breads and pies. As a teenager she worked as a waitress and did payroll for the hospital. Later in life after rearing her children she took a position at the Montana State Extension Service.

Colleen is preceded in death by her husband, Gerald; her sister, Katherine; and her niece, Karen.

Colleen is survived by her four children, Steve (Leanne) Polesky, Connie (Rod) Adamson, Vicky (Ken) Mayer and Keith (Pam) Polesky; six grandchildren, Michael, Katelynn, Kolton, Sarah, Autumn and Dalton; two great-grandchildren, Ava and Emi; several nieces and nephews; two sisters who live in Billings, Judy (Rod) Kern and AnnaMarie (Jim) Rostrom.

In lieu of flowers the family requests you light a candle or donate to the local food bank.

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