William E. “Bill” Polen, 71, Jasper

William “Bill” E. Polen, 71, of Jasper, died Tuesday, October 2, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Huntingburg March 28, 1947, to Jesse and Mary (Richardson) Polen. He married Diane Dosch November 20, 1965, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Schnellville

Bill was a Jasper High School graduate and earned degrees in accounting from VUJC and in business administration from USI. He held professional licenses in real estate brokerage, insurance, and independent fee appraising and worked as a senior analyst at MasterBrand Cabinets for 43 years. He was a 32nd degree Master Mason, and a member of the Glendale Masonic lodge, Hadi Shriners – Evansville, Hadi Shriners Hospital Staff – Evansville, where he was Man of the Year in 2014, Dubois County Shriners, Hadi Finance Committee, Hadi Shriners Top Circus ticket salesman for 10 years in a row, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite – Evansville, Kentucky Colonel, Sword of Bunker Hill – Evansville, Sons of the American Legion, and the VUJC Campus Alumni Association. He enjoyed studying finance and investing.

He is survived by his wife, Diane Polen; one son, Steven Polen and wife Tammy, Jasper; one granddaughter, Jennifer Polen, Jasper; one sister, Jada Dunlap, Allendale, Illinois; and one brother, David Polen and wife Wanda, Petersburg,

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Michael Ray Poley, who died in infancy.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions can be made to the Hadi Shrine Hospital Staff. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. The Glendale Masonic Lodge will conduct a memorial service at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with burial following in Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg. Pastor Bob Duley will officiate.

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