Alvin Polries

SYKESTON Alvin Polries, 86, Carrington, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in a Carrington nursing home.

He was born Aug. 3, 1928, to Joseph and Elizabeth Polries, in Sykeston. He married Patsy Cook Marcotte on Oct. 29, 1965.

Survivors: sons, Tom Marcotte and Rob Marcotte, both Sykeston, Shawn Marcotte, Carrington; daughters, Cindy Anderson, Sykeston, and Jodee Buhr, Eagan, Minn.; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Lorraine Carr, Carrington; brother, Donald, Carrington.

Funeral: Saturday, 10 a.m., St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, Sykeston.

Burial: St. Elizabeth’s Cemetery, Sykeston.

Prayer service: Today, 7 p.m., in the church.

Visitation: Today, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Evans Funeral Home, Carrington.