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Wednesday, October 09, 2013 12:00 AM

Jan. 7, 1925-Oct. 8, 2013


Margaret R. Pohlman, 88, of Delphos, died at 11:28 a.m. Tuesday at her residence.

She was born Jan. 7, 1925, in Delphos, to Aloysius and Laura (Laudick) Kaverman, who preceded her in death.

She married Paul B. “Bounce” Pohlman on April 7, 1948. He survives in Delphos.

Other survivors include three sons, Michael (Helen) Pohlman of Spencerville, Charles (Janice) Pohlman and Paul A. (Donna) Pohlman both of Delphos; three daughters, Susan (Steve) Sherburne and Mary Pohlman both of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Lois (Jim) Hoersten of Ottoville; four sisters, Alice (Norm) Knippen of Delphos, Dorothy Heitz of Wapakoneta, Alene Klausing of Delphos and Janet (Tom) Hiett of Spencerville; two brothers, Eugene Kaverman of Ottoville and Louis (Martha) Kaverman of Delphos; a brother-in-law, Ed Utrup; four sisters-in-law, LaDonna Peterson, Alice, Ruth and Dolly Pohlman; 23 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Betty Beckman and Ruth Utrup.

Mrs. Pohlman was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and a 1943 graduate of St. John’s.

Mrs. Pohlman loved being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Dave Reinhart officiating. Burial will take place at Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. There will be a Parish Wake at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Parish Foundation or The Right to Life Society of Lima and Allen County.

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