|Esther K. Pohlman|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Wednesday, December 26, 2012 5:14 PM|
Jan. 28, 1925-Dec. 22, 2012
Esther K. Pohlman, 87, of Delphos died at 12:55 p.m. Saturday at The Meadows of Ottawa-Glandorf.
She was born on Jan. 28, 1925, to Joseph Michel and Anna (Birkemeier) Michel, who preceded her in death.
She was married to Orville H. Dickman who preceded her in death. She then married Earl Pohlman on Feb. 28, 1976. He survives in Delphos.
Survivors also include her children, Denny (MariBeth) Dickman of Van Wert, Byron (Ellen) Dickman of Germany, Glenn (Barb) Dickman of Delphos, 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, Julie (Curt) Sheffel of Findlay and Phyllis Riley of Defiance; sisters-in-law, Edna Michel and Ethel Schwinnen of Delphos and Imogene (Bob) Ellerbrock of Ottawa; many nieces and nephews; 18 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren with one very special great-grandchild on the way; and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mary Dickman; sons, Orville Dickman Jr. and David Dickman; a great-grandchild, Dakotah Young; five sisters, Lucille Geckle, Helen Siefer, Mildred Schrieber, Genevieve Brinkman and Bernadine Mansfield; and a brother, Albert Michel.
Mrs. Pohlman retired from Phillips in Ottawa where she worked from 1966 to 1988. She took great pride in being an excellent seamstress and gardener. She was a member of the Delphos Eagles 471, Auxiliary Ladies V.F.W. 3035 and Gold Star Mothers.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Church in Delphos. Burial will follow in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Ottawa.
Family and friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Dickman Kids Relay for Life Team or donor’s choice.
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