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Reta Pollum

Reta Pollum

Name: Reta Pollum

Age: 92

Hometown: Ubly,MI

Funeral Date: February 05, 2019

Date of Birth: August 26, 1926

Date of Passing: February 01, 2019

Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home

Funeral Information

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 11 am. at Good Shepherd Parish – St. John’s Catholic Church in Ubly. Officiating will be Reta’s godchild, Fr. Bill Rutkowski. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call for visitation on Monday, February 4, 2019 at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe from 2 – 8 pm or Tuesday from 9 – 10 am. A Rosary Sodality & Christian Mothers Rosary will be offered on Monday at 4 pm and a Scripture Service at 6:30 pm, both at the Kaufman Funeral Home, in Bad Axe. If you wish to offer your condolences to the family, please go to

Family of the Deceased

Reta is survived by her children: Genevieve (Dave) Lasceski of Kinde and Florida, Leonard (Donna) Pollum of Lapeer, Eugene (Dayle) Pollum of Minden City, Dan (Cindy) Pollum of Ubly, Alvin (Diane) Pollum of Ubly, Ann (Joe) Sopczynski of Harbor Beach, Marvin (Melanie) Pollum of Bad Axe, , Richard (Michelle) Pollum of Minden City. 27 Grandchildren. 40 Great-grandchildren. 1 Great-great-grandchild. Sisters – Leona Zinger and Marcy Guigar. Brother – Clarence (Christine) Rutkowski. Sister-in-laws – Maxine and Barbara Rutkowski. Reta was preceded in death by 3 Brothers – Elmer, Joe and Ed Rutkowski.


Reta Pollum, age 92, of Ubly, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2019, at Bay McLaren Specialty Care Facility in Bay City. Reta was born on August 26, 1926 in Paris Township, daughter of the late Albert and Mary (Wrubel) Rutkowski. She married Herman Pollum on September 15, 1945 in Parisville. He preceded her in death in 1999. Reta and Herman were dairy farmers for many years. She enjoyed gardening, church picnics, polka music and playing euchre. She especially enjoyed family gatherings and she made the best homemade bread ever.

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