Obituary: Jack Polster

October 12, 1942~August 7, 2021

Jack Polster, 78, of Homer, Alaska died August 7, 2021. He was born in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin October 12, 1942 to James and Donna (Carmody) Polster.

Jack proudly served in the Army’s 101st Airborne Division as a paratrooper. Jack attended college in Logan, Utah where he earned a degree in forestry. Jack lived in Montana and Wyoming before settling in Homer, Alaska.

Jack was an avid reader, walker, hunter, fisherman, carpenter, gardener, chef, caregiver and writer. He loved to discuss politics. Jack was Alaska’s biggest Packer fan!

Jack had one daughter, Laura Lee Clifford who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Polster of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

Jack is survived by his Sturgeon Bay family: Bill (Sonja) Polster, Mary (Arnie) Lindauer, Peter (Sandy) Polster, Jane (Bill) Jarman and Kay Polster. Also surviving are Son-in-law Todd (Deb) Clifford and grandchildren Avery and Johnna Clifford all of Basin, Wyoming. His companion, Barbara Walker, resides in Homer, Alaska.