Murwyne Jane Stogner Politz
1941 - 2021
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Murwyne Jane Stogner Politz was born Feb. 13, 1941, to Thomas & Winsome Stogner in Bryan, TX. She died Feb.13, 2021, on her 80th birthday at Lakeview Manor Nursing Home in New Roads, LA, due to complications from a stroke. It was Murwyne's wish that her body be donated to LSU Medical School in New Orleans. Due to COVID restrictions, a private Memorial Mass will be celebrated by family and close friends on Sat., Feb. 20, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 2025 Stuart Ave., Baton Rouge, LA. Masks are required, as is proper social distancing, and the family requests that everyone avoid embracing or shaking hands. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Thomas Stogner, Jr. & great-granddaughter, Shelby Martine Wenning. Murwyne is survived by daughter, Laura (Chris) Martin, sons John, (Suzy) Politz, Sr., David (Mitzi) Politz, Douglas (Laura) Politz, and Jason (Elizabeth) Politz. She is also survived by grandchildren, Allyson (Kenny) Wenning , Sophie & Michael Martin, John (Jack), Jr., Scott, Sam, Gracie, Henry, Ava, Adele & Roman Politz, sisters, Patricia Politz Wilhite and Jeanne Stogner Scallan, numerous nieces & nephews, & special cousin & friend, June Fay Broussard, & long-time friend, Betty Thibodeaux. She is also survived by three great-grandchildren, Elise, Jake and Sadie Wenning. Murwyne grew up in Baton Rouge & raised her family there. She was a stay-at-home Mom before entering the Baton Rouge City Police Academy. She was also a graduate of Baton Rouge High School. Murwyne was a retired corporal with the Baton Rouge Police Department with 17 years of service. One of her greatest achievements was graduating from Our Lady of the Lake College of Nursing in 1994, as a registered nurse. She then worked at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center for 17 years. She loved reading, sewing, quilting, cruising and watching baseball. She traveled to several Major League Baseball fields to see the games in person. She was an avid fan of the New York Yankees. The family would like to thank Dr. Ashley Bordelon, all of the staff and nurses of Lakeview Manor Nursing Home & Pointe Coupee Homebound Health & Hospice in New Roads, LA who cared for their Mom these past several months. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Anna's Grace Foundation, 11770 S. Harrell's Ferry Rd-Suite C, Baton Rouge, LA 70816, or . Anna's Grace offers emotional and financial support to families who experience miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss.

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Published in The Advocate from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2021.
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February 20, 2021
Murwyne worked for me she was a good officer
Dan Altazan (Ret. Lt. BRPD)
Dan Altazan
February 19, 2021
I worked with her at the BRPD, she was a nice lady. She apparently lived a long and full life. God bless her and comfort her family.
Keith Bauer (Ret. Capt. BRPD)
February 18, 2021
A very sweet Lady and fellow co-worker. We worked together at BRPD 2nd District after she graduated police academy . My sincere condolences to her family .
Chuck Pelletier
February 18, 2021
Dear Politz family, I was so sorry to read of Mrs. Politz’s passing. She was truly a beautiful person in every aspect of her life. I know that she will be missed. John, David, and Doug, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I have wonderful memories of you when you were at CHS. Take care, Mrs. Audiffred.
Arlene Audiffred
February 18, 2021
Even though I never met Murwyne in person I felt very close to her. I bet her online playing words with friends. She really became a true friend of mine both of us would be texting each other via the game in the middle of the night when we could not sleep. May she rest in peace. She was a very special lady I will miss her dearly.
Susan Solz
February 17, 2021
Murwyne was a beautiful woman and first cousin. I don’t ever remember her saying anything ugly about others. She raised a beautiful family. She will be missed. Rest In Peace cuz. ❤
Margaret-Amanda Marionneaux
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