She was born December 2, 1932 in Bellaire, Ohio a daughter of the late Andrew C. and Wilma Riska Dorris.
She was a homemaker and a Protestant by faith.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Norman H. Polivka on November 6, 1998; and a sister, Janet Dorris.
Surviving are her children, Barbara Goodson of Whitehall, OH, Cindy (David) Kimbro of Martins Ferry, OH, Roseann R. Polivka of Bellaire, OH and Jeff Polivka of Columbus, OH, a brother, Andy (Mary) Dorris of Conroe, TX, Dorothy Tatreau of Fresno, Calfornia, Helen (Tony) Ramos of Ormond Beach, Fl, Catherine (Leroy) Nelson; three grandchildren, and four great - grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, OH where services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday with Pastor James Lish officiating.
Interment follows in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.altmeyer.com.