May 31, 1924-June 5, 2012
Ruth J. Pohlman, 88, of Delphos, died at 5:18 a.m. Tuesday at the Sarah Jane Living Center.
She was born May 31, 1924, in Van Wert County, to A. J. and Theresa (Spieles) Pohlman.
She is survived by her sisters Marciel Etzkorn and LaDonna (Warren) Kaskel Peterson of Delphos; brothers Paul (Margaret) Pohlman and Harold (Dolores) Pohlman of Delphos; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brothers Raymond and Jerome Pohlman; and sisters Marie Berres and Helen Dickman.
Ms. Pohlman was a book keeper with Equity Elevator and also worked at Huffy, Knippens and the Telephone Company. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and its choir. She was past secretary of the parish council, was a member of the Monday Night Bowling League, the Bakers Dozen Club, Birthday Club Group, Interfaith Thrift Shop volunteer, LDWBA past board member and volunteered with the bloodmobile. She enjoyed puzzles, latch hook, reading, walking and playing cards.
Mass of Christian Burial begins at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Melvin Verhoff officiating. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a parish wake starts at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials are to the St. John’s Parish Foundation.
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