Gwendolyn "Teddy" POLESON
1927 - 2020
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POLESON, Gwendolyn "Teddy" (Age 92) On Saturday, October 31, 2020, heaven gained another angel Gwendolyn "Teddy" Poleson, 92, went to be with her heavenly Father. She was born November 3, 1927, to George and Glatha Giese and raised on their ranch at Fix Ridge in Juliaetta. She grew up helping her mother cook meals to feed the hired help. She attended a one room school and walked 16 miles round trip. In 1955 she met and later married Martin Poleson August 7, 1955. She attended class at Lewis-Clark State College, and went on to graduate from the University of Idaho with a bachelor of arts followed with a master's degree in 1966. And became a school teacher and taught classes at both Lewiston and Clarkston High Schools and retired from teaching at Highland Elementary in 1996. She also worked at Potlatch Corp. Teddy belonged to many organizations. She was Queen of Malac No. 55 Daughters of the Nile three times, a member of Idaho and Washington Eastern Star, Social Order of Beauceant, Amaranth, Lewiston Lions Club, WA Retired Teachers, Lewiston Eagles and the Elks Club. And she greatly enjoyed line dancing with her friends. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Lewiston. She is survived by her sons Samuel E. Poleson of Rathdrum, Philip Poleson of Portland, OR., George A. Poleson of Longview, WA; along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded by her husband, Martin Poleson; daughters, Susie and Carla Poleson; parents, George and Glatha Giese and sibling Bruce Giese. A viewing will be held from 2-6 p.m. November 12 at Malcom's Brower Wann Funeral Home. Graveside service and interment will be at 2 p.m. November 13 at Fix Ridge Cemetery, outside of Juliaetta. Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 911 W. Fifth Ave., Spokane, WA 99204.

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Published in Spokesman-Review on Nov. 8, 2020.
02:00 - 06:00 PM
Malcom's Brower Wann Funeral Home
Graveside service
02:00 PM
Fix Ridge Cemetery
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