Mahn Funeral Home

Service Schedule

Politte, Nelda Rae

Date: Wed., July 22, 2009
Time: 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Date: Thurs., July 23, 2009
Time: Mass, 10:00am

Service Location:
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church

Calvary Cemetery


Mrs. Nelda Rae Politte of DeSoto passed away on July 19, 2009 at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Crystal City at the age of 91 years, 4 months and 4 days. She was born March 16, 1918 in Grayville, Illinois; she was the daughter of the late George H. and Clara (nee Marks) Dawson. Her husband, Joseph Politte preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons: Joseph Ronald (Cindy) Politte of DeSoto and Stephen Wayne Politte of DeSoto; a daughter, Debra Ann (Jerry) Ward of Rives, Missouri; nine grandchildren, one great grandchild and one great great grandchild. Mrs Politte was also preceded in death by four brothers: George Dawson, Daniel Dawson, Hal Dawson and one infant brother; three sisters: Thelma Loveless, Opal Menninger and Eileen Deering.

Mrs. Politte was a member of the Columbia Anns and the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.

Father Alexander Anderson will be officiating the funeral mass.


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