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Bruce L. Polier

May 3, 1919 December 26, 2013
Bruce L. Polier
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PEORIA – Bruce L. Polier, 94, of Peoria passed away at 7:40 p.m. Thursday, December 26, 2013, at Manor Court of Peoria. Bruce was born on May 3, 1919, in Rock Island, IL, to Joseph and Luella (Applegate) Polier. He married Dorothy Dans on February 3, 1946, in Rock Island. She preceded him in death on February 22, 2011, in Eureka, IL. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Rex Polier. He is survived by his five children, Terry (Donna) Polier of Tewksbury, MA, Nanci (David) Hill of Peoria, Bruce (Susan) Polier of Geneva, IL, Lori Sass of Charlotte, NC, and Joni Polier of Peoria; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Bruce was a World War II Army veteran. He later worked as a pharmacist, retiring from Walgreens. After retirement, he worked until the age of 87 for several local pharmacies. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Friday, January 3, 2014, at Resurrection Mausoleum. Deacon Robert Myers will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the mausoleum. Entombment will also be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to OSF Hospice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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