WILLMAR - Jacob J. Polta, 84, of Willmar, formerly of New Ulm, died Saturday, Aug. 18 2012, at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 24, at the Church of St. Mary in Willmar. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar and one hour prior to the service at the church.
He was born March 26, 1928 in New Ulm, Minn., to Jacob and Emilie (Kral) Polta.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Polta of Willmar; his children, Anne Polta of Willmar, Catherine Winkelhake of Plymouth, John Polta of Golden Valley, Joseph Polta of Eden Prairie, and Mary Polta of Minneapolis; and six grandchildren.