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Friday, October 11, 2013 12:00 AM


Oct. 20, 1931

Oct. 10, 2013




Earl H. Pohlman, 81, of Delphos, died at 2:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 20, 1931, at his home in Delphos, to Otto and Cora (Fecker) Pohlman, who preceded him in death.

On Feb. 28, 1976, he was united in marriage to Esther (Michel) Dickman, who passed away on Dec. 22, 2012.

Survivors include three stepsons, Denny (Maribeth) Dickman of Van Wert, Byron (Ellen) Dickman of Germany and Glenn (Barb) Dickman of Delphos; five stepdaughters, Cynthia (Ray Hobbs) Altman of Findlay, Darlene (Paul) Langhals of Cloverdale, Diane Bishop of Ottawa, Deb (Jerry) Dunnigan of Columbus Grove and Marcia (Larry) Klima of Ottawa; two sisters, Ethel Schwinnen of Landeck and Imogene Ellerbrock (Bob) of Ottawa; nieces and nephews, James Schwinnen, Dennis Pohlman, Terry Wannemacher, Dan Noonan, Donna Kring, Beth Calvelage, Byron Ellerbrock, Marie Moreno and Todd Ellerbrock; 18 stepgrandchildren; and 42 step-great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by sisters, Rosemary Noonan and Eleanor Wannemacher; and brother, Arthur Pohlman.

Earl served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a life-long farmer and served as a Washington Township Trustee.

He was a member of Delphos St. John’s and was a life member of Delphos VFW, Knights of Columbus and the Delphos Eagles.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a man with a wonderful sense of humor, enjoyed music and loved to dance.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Dave Reinhart officiating. Burial will be at St. John’s Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where there will be a Parish Wake at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or St. John’s Parish Foundation.


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