By HDN Staff
POLSON Roland Francis "Mace" Macy, 73, died Monday, March 12, 2001 in Polson after a long illness.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday in the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Polson with the Rev. Paul Rowold officiating. Cremation has taken place.
Macy was born Aug. 3, 1927 in Iowa Falls, Iowa, to Roland E. and Bessie Francis Macy. He attended schools in Iowa Falls and helped his family operate Macy Hatchery and Macy Farm Store. He graduated from Iowa Falls High School in 1945.
Macy served in the Army from 1945 until his honorable discharge in December 1946. He attended Iowa State College for two years, 1947-48.
He met Jacqueline Dolph of Hingham at college and they were married July 8, 1952 on the CBS TV show "Bride and Groom" in New York City.
The couple settled in Normal, Ill. and lived there for 30 years. He worked in the agricultural feed and chemical industries as a sales representative and consultant for more than 35 years.
They retired to the west shore of Flathead Lake in 1988.
Macy was active in Shriners, a member of the Masonic Order from 1950 on, and a past master of the Polson Lodge. He joined Rotary in 1960 and earned a 25-year perfect attendance award in 1996.
He enjoyed playing cards, particularly pan, traveling with his wife, visiting his children and grandchildren, and participating in the Polson Model Train Club.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie Macy of Polson; daughter, Nan of Seattle; son, Rusty of Redmond, Wash.; two grandchildren; many friends.
Memorials may be made to The Shriner's Children's Hospitals, Shriner's Imperial, P.O. Box 31356, Tampa, FL 33631-3356 or the Polson Rotary Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 922, Polson, MT 59860.
Arrangements are under the direction of Grogan Funeral Home and Crematory.