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Merry Rose Pollsen, age 90, of Georgetown, Texas, passed away July 24, 2017. She was born January 10, 1927 in Kokomo, Indiana to parents Claude and Lola Kellar. Merry Rose earned a Bachelor's degree in Education from Purdue University and was a member of Kappa Delta Pi, national honor society in Education. She went on to be a teacher in the public school system for a number of years. She married Robert Pollsen on June 19, 1949 in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Merry Rose enjoyed playing bridge, doing crossword puzzles and was an avid reader who loved a great story. She also loved playing the piano. Merry Rose was very involved with church nearly all her life and had steadfast faith in God.

She is survived by a son Robert B. Pollsen of Monroe, New York, daughter Susan Lee Barrett of Galloway, Ohio, daughter Diane St. James of Georgetown, Texas and daughter Renee M. Page of Round Rock, Texas. She also has 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 in the chapel of the Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Friday, July 28, 2017 at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen, Texas where she will be laid to rest next to her husband.

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas (512) 863-2564.