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Saturday, Jun. 6, 2020

Dolores Pohlman

Dolores “Dolly” Pohlman, 91, of Delphos, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Delphos.

Dolores “Dolly” Pohlman

She was born October 4, 1928, in Landeck, the daughter of Clarence and Esther (Kill) Etzkorn, who both preceded her in death. She married Harold J. “Fuzz” Pohlman on May 28, 1949, and he died May 21, 2013.

She is survived by three sons, Denny (Vickie) Pohlman of Delphos, Kevin (Annette) Pohlman of Rochester, Michigan, and Glenn (Debi) Pohlman of Delphos; four daughters, Connie (Ken) Burgei of Troy, Beverly (Dewey) Fuerst of Van Wert, Linda (Art) Klausing of Delphos, and Ann (Tony) Wrasman of Delphos; a brother, Bob (Janice) Etzkorn of Delphos; one sister, Angela Rose Vulgamott of Delphos; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, LaDonna Peterson of Lima.

She was preceded in death by three sons, Daniel, Donald, and Harold Pohlman; two grandchildren, Amber and Adam Wrasman; and an infant brother.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Delphos and a 1946 graduate of Delphos St. John’s High School. She was a homemaker and a farmer’s wife, and made many friends selling eggs to the local community. She enjoyed playing cards, gardening, and traveling, but she especially loved spending time with her family and friends.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 25, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with Father Dennis Walsh officiating. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery in Delphos. 

Visitation is from 2-8 p.m. Friday, January 24, at Harter and Schier Funeral Home in Delphos, where there will be a parish wake at 7:30 that evening.

Preferred memorials: St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or St. John’s Catholic School.

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POSTED: 01/24/20 at 9:53 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries