Jacqueline Kay Poling, age 55, of Warsaw, IN passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 8:06 PM in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. She was born June 20, 1962 in Warsaw, Indiana to Steve and Roberta “Bert” (Shepherd) Bradford. On October 4, 1980 in Warsaw, she was united in marriage to Mark Poling.
A lifelong resident of Warsaw, she graduated from Warsaw High School in 1980. She was first and foremost a loving and caring wife, mom and Nana, always putting family before work. She was formerly employed by First National Bank of Warsaw, Warsaw Community Schools Transportation Department as a bus driver for 11 years and Bath and Body Works of Warsaw as an associate and according to family she was the “Boss” for Poling and Son Excavating.
She enjoyed fishing and camping with her soulmate, family trips, helping in the Hogs R Wild food truck and the Repurpose Room with her children and never passed up a trip or vacation with her mom.
Survivors include her husband Mark Poling of Warsaw, children Amie (Zach) Nelson, Amanda (Jason) Waddle and Mark B. (Amanda) Poling all of Warsaw. In addition, her mother Roberta “Bert” Bradford of Warsaw, a brother Stephen (Hilary) Bradford of Dove Canyon, California, father-in-law Merl (companion Polly) Poling of Warsaw, mother-in-law Janice Black of Warsaw, and brother-in-law Steve (and companion Shelly) Poling of Warsaw also survives. Furthermore, she is survived by her grandchildren Kanton, Claire, Lyla Jane Waddle, Reed, Grady and Darline Nelson and Corbin Poling. She is also survived by nieces and nephews Kara (Ben) Grubbs, Brice Poling, Elizabeth (Austin) Lyman, Mary Bradford and Jon Bradford. She was preceded by her father Steve on October 30, 2007.
Visitation hours are scheduled from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Friday, October 20, 2017 at First Freewill Baptist Church, 58 W. CR 700 S., Claypool. A Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM with calling one hour prior to the service with Pastors Tim Kumfer and Terry Bradford officiating. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Steve Braford Memorial Fund (Benefitting Kids in Kosciusko County) in care of Kosciusko Community Foundation, 102 E. Market Street, Warsaw, IN. 46580.