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Joseph Pollak


1922 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Joseph Pollak Obituary
Pollak, (aka Polak) Joseph P. MGSGT/USMC OCEANSIDE -- Joseph, 91, passed away November 13, 2013 after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Minneapolis, the oldest of 12. Joseph married Jane (Jackie) Zgodava in 1946 and made a career of the Marine Corps. He is a veteran of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam earning the purple heart on Peleliu. After retiring, he worked for the City of Oceanside for a number of years. He was an excellent handyman and volunteered his services at the San Luis Rey Mission and throughout his neighborhood. He was an avid fisherman and spent every summer in Minnesota at his sister, Theresa's cabin fishing with family and friends. He is survived by his daughter, Marijane (Carl) Moon; grandson, Michael Moon; granddaughter, Rebecca (Stephen) Barth; great-grandsons, Dorian and Spencer; sisters, Betty (Paul) Kruger (MN), Eleanor Bateman (VA), and Theresa Ream (IL); sister-in-law, Ann (Herb) Fischer (MN); and numerous nieces and nephews. A special thank you goes to his nieces, Marianne (Dennis) Schamp (San Diego) and Sheila Polak (Mpls) for their long devotion and kindness to their Uncle Joe. Services will be held Thursday, November 21 at 10am at Eternal Hills Mortuary, Oceanside with later interment at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery joining his wife Jackie.
Published in U-T San Diego on Nov. 20, 2013
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