“Chuck,” “Bill,” Poland, age 78 of Westville, Ind., formerly of Hammond,
Ind., passed away on Thursday, June 19, 2014, surrounded by his family.
He was born on
February 23, 1936 in Evansville, Ind., to Ralph and Thelma (Qualls) Poland.
On September 28,
1957, in Hammond, Ind., he was married to Dorothy (Wilczynski) Poland who
survives of Westville.
He is also survived
by his sons, David (Brenda) Poland of Chesterton; Kevin Poland of Hammond,
Ind.; William Poland Jr. of Charleston, S. Car.; and Patrick (Tammy) Poland
of Westville; sister, Phillis (Ken) Norton of Augusta, Mich.; sister-in-law,
Marilyn (Paul) Zarowny of Hammond; grandchildren, William III, Kristina,
Christopher, Zachary, Ross, Amanda, Heather, Faith, Colin, and Jack Poland
and many nieces and nephews.
He preceded in
death by his parents and brother, Phillip Poland.
Bill was an
electrician at LTV Steel. He graduated from Corydon High School in Corydon,
Ky. He enjoyed photography, chess, and was a computer hobbyist.
services will be held. Arrangements are being handled by Edmonds and Evans,
517 Broadway, Chesterton.
may be made to American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard Street,
Alexandria, VA, 22311, or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online
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