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Jonathan M. Polfer

Obituary for Jonathan M. Polfer

November 24, 1984 - April 6, 2020
Big Rock, Illinois | Age 35


Jonathan M. Polfer, 35, of Watertown, WI passed away suddenly at his home on Monday April 6, 2020. He was born November 24, 1984 in Lake Forest, IL the son of Gary J. Polfer and the late Cynthia (Seevers) Polfer.

Jonathan was employed for many years as a computer programmer.

Jonathan is survived by his father, Gary Polfer of Big Rock, IL; step mother Gloria Polfer of Big Rock, his siblings, Brian of Escondido, CA, Daniel of Milwaukee, WI and Rachel Polfer of Big Rock; his grandmother, Joann Seevers-Wolfgram of Eau Claire, WI; his aunts, Corrine (the late Dwight) Berry of Eau Claire, WI, Shelley (Marcus) Mack of Appleton, WI, Dawn (Virgil) Knoepke of Jim Falls, WI as well as many dear cousins and family and friends.

Jonathan was preceded in death by his mother Cynthia Polfer, uncle Dwight Berry and cousin Ian Mack.

Jonathan was baptized into the Christian faith as an infant at St. John's Lutheran Church, Libertyville, IL. His faith in his Savior Jesus was important to him all his life. He attended Wisconsin Lutheran College where he earned a bachelor's degree in Theology with a minor in Computer Science. He was an active member of Hope Lake Country Church in Oconomowoc, WI. Jonathan enjoyed weekly small group Bible Study, organizing and playing in pinball tournaments, movies, DIY projects and spending time with family and friends.

Private funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church, Aurora, IL with Pastor Philip Schupmann officiating. Interment will be at Big Rock Welsh Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to Hope Lake Country Church, Resurrection Lutheran Church or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Arrangements by The Healy Chapel, 370 Division Dr., Sugar Grove, IL 60554. For further information, please call 630-466-1330 or visit our website at to leave an online condolence.

Jonathan's funeral service will be live-streamed on Saturday at 11:00 AM at the following link:

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