John Felix Pollock was born in Atlantic, Iowa as the 4th biggest baby in Cass County, on January 10, 1977, to Randy Pollock and Deborah McDaniel. He was raised in Anita, Iowa, and graduated from Anita High School in 1995. He then goes on to attend Iowa Western Community for welding.
John started working for his mom at DJ's Restaurant, then later spent many years working at Henningsen’s. Finally, John spent his last 13 years proudly serving the City of Anita. John also spent his last ten years serving the Anita Volunteer Fire Department.
John met his love, Kendra, and started dating on January 9, 2010, then married on September 1, 2018. John and Kendra loved going on vacations and being with family and enjoyed trying new things together, such as golfing, playing pool, and finding new restaurants. John loved spending time with his grandkids, friends, and family, kayaking along riverbanks in Iowa, camping, and cooking.
John passed away in his home in Anita on May 1, 2023, at 46 years of age.
John is preceded in death by his grandparents and his daughter, Gracie Ann Pollock. John leaves behind his wife, Kendra Pollock of Anita, IA; his daughters, Tonya Mills her husband Ted of Massena, IA and their children, Riley Mills, Raiden Mills, Ryker Mills, and Rowyn Mills; Stephanie Maxwell of Atlantic, IA and her son Zerek John Cook; Madison Jensen of Atlantic, IA; and his son, Joseph Wood of Atlantic, IA.; his father, Randy Pollock of Anita; his Mother, Deborah McDaniel of Atlantic; his big sister, Suzann Pollock-Raveling Ida Grove, IA, her children, Shawnell Rush, Randi Holst and her husband, Cameron and daughter, Thea, Erykah Raveling, and Evan Raveling; John's little brother, Jimmy Pollock of Atlantic, IA, and wife Sharon and their children, Cassi Sears, Mathew Pollock, Angela Pollock, Anna Claussen, Charlie, George Gardner, Taylor Gardner, and Angela Gardner.
Celebration of Life will be held from 1 pm till 4 pm on Friday, May 5, 2023, at the Anita Community Center in Anita with Rev. Garry DeGeest officiating the service portion.
Memorials to the family and will be designated at a later date. The Schmidt Family Funeral Home is caring for the Pollock family at this time and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfh.com