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Sue

Susan Polka

d. December 19, 2023

Stillwater

Polka,
Susan J.

Age 65, of White Bear Lake, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on December 19, 2023.

Sue was a celebrated public works director and city engineer in Minnesota, Texas, and Arizona. She enjoyed reading, spending time with her dogs, and giving back to the community. Sue will be remembered for her refreshing candor, dedication to mentoring aspiring engineers, and cheerful humor and wit.

Preceded in death by parents James and Lillian; aunts Millie, Holly, and Helen; uncles Chuck and Tony; and cousins Carol and Bobby.

She is survived by her loving husband Ken Chlebanowski; children Erin and PJ (Molly) McDermott; grandchildren Frances, Charlotte, and Teddy; siblings Laurie and Jim; dogs Chloe and Alley; along with many other relatives and friends.

Sue will be fondly remembered and sorely missed.

Celebration of Life 2-5PM, on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at BRADSHAW (2800 Curve Crest Blvd. Stillwater). Time of Sharing at 3PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sue’s memory to the MN Humane Society.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Susan Polka, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, March 23, 2024

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center - Stillwater

2800 Curve Crest Blvd, Stillwater, MN 55082

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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 23, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center - Stillwater

2800 Curve Crest Blvd, Stillwater, MN 55082

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