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Harold J. "Fuzz" Pohlman PDF Print
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:03 AM

March 29, 1927

May 21, 2013




Harold J. “Fuzz” Pohlman, 86, of Delphos died at 4:35 a.m. Tuesday at Vancrest Healthcare Center.

He was born March 29, 1927, in Delphos to Aloysious and Theresa (Spieles) Pohlman, who preceded him in death.

On May 29, 1949, he married Dolores “Dolly” Etzkorn, who survives in Delphos.

Other survivors include three sons, Denny (Vickie) Pohlman of Delphos, Kevin (Annette) Pohlman of Rochester, Mich., and Glenn (Debi) Pohlman of Delphos; two sisters, Mariel Etzkorn and LaDonna (Warren) Peterson of Delphos; four daughters, Connie (Ken) Burgei of Wausseon, Beverly (Dewey) Fuerst of Van Wert and Linda (Art) Klausing and Ann (Tony) Wrasman of Delphos; a brother, Paul “Bounce” (Margaret) Pohlman; 18 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by three sons, Daniel, Donald and Harold; two brothers, Raymond and Jerome “Dewey” Pohlman; three sisters, Helen Dickman, Marie Berres and Ruth J. Pohlman; and two grandchildren, Amber and Adam Wrasman.

Mr. Pohlman was a lifelong farmer and proudly served in the Army during World War II. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, where he served as an usher for 40 years; a member of the Delphos City School Board for 22 years, Eagles Lodge 471; VFW Post 3035, American Legion Post 268; Knights of Columbus 1362; and the Foresters. He loved traveling, gardening, gambling and loved spending time with his family.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Chris Bohnsack officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, with military graveside services conducted by the Ottoville Veterans Council.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a K of C service will begin at 7 p.m. and a Parish Wake will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Preferred memorials are to St. John’s Church or St. Rita’s Hospice.Harold J.


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