June 23, 1914 – Thursday, August 21, 2008
St John’s Lutheran
Meta D. Polansky, age 94 of Buffalo, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2008 at Lakeridge Care Center as a result of complications from a stroke.
Meta Dorathea Ruth was born on June 23, 1914 in Buffalo to Robert and Freda (nee Ordorff) Kubalsky. She was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith at St. John’s Lutheran Church. A Class of 1933 graduate of Buffalo high School, Meta went to work in Minneapolis. On October 6, 1940, she married Henry Polansky. They lived for many years in Minneapolis; Meta working as a clerk in various retail stores and helping her husband with their business, Polansky Trucking. They retired to Buffalo, building a home on Lake Pulaski where Meta enjoyed having her nieces and nephews come to stay during the summer. Meta was very active; she was a president of the Buffalo Senior Group and chairman of the St. John’s Sewing Circle. She was an accomplished quilter, and enjoyed playing cards. In her younger days, she loved to dance, especially the Polka.
Meta Polansky is survived by her sister, Mina Loberg, Buffalo; sisters-in-law: Marie Folz and Betty Smith; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, “Hank”; sister, Hazel Voss, and brother, Vertas Kubalsky; and two nephews.
The funeral will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, August 23, 2008 at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Pastor Christian Bode will officiate. The casket bearers will be: Shane Loberg, Brian Loberg, Jason Loberg, Tom Loberg, Jed Loberg, and Jay Loberg.
The burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. The Visitation will be Friday, 6-8 P.M. at the Peterson Chapel – Buffalo with prayers at 8. Visitation resumes at church one hour before the funeral.