Michael Pohlman

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OTTOVILLE — Michael J. Pohlman, 66, of Ottoville, died 12:18 p.m. Sunday, May 11, 2014 at The Meadows of Kalida. He was born September 27, 1947 in Lima to the late Hubert V. and Irma T. (Rupert) Pohlman. On October 28, 1967, he married Marjorie Horstman. She died October 5, 2000. Then on July 19, 2002, he married Louise Mosier who survives in Ottoville.

Michael is also survived by his three children: Jill (William) Stoner, of Ada, Lynn Ellerbrock of Ottawa and Matt (Krista) Pohlman of Powell; two step-daughters: Dena (Travis) Knippen of Ottoville and Cassie (Andrew) Kehres of Ft. Jennings; four grandchildren: Erica Stoner, Madison Stoner, Avery Pohlman and Reese Pohlman; three step-grandchildren: Jon Knippen, Zach Knippen and Whitney Kehres; three sisters: Margie Honigford of Ottoville, Marilyn Siefker of Kalida and Carol Engle of Galena; and two brothers: Jerry (Dorothy) Pohlman and Kenny (Beth) Pohlman both of Ottoville.

He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Gary Ellerbrock, and two brothers-in-law: Harry Honigford and Dan Siefker.

Michael was in charge of maintenance for Van Crest of Delphos, a part-time farmer and a Monterey Twp Trustee serving from 1985-2007. He was a US Marine Veteran during the Vietnam Era. Mike was a devoted Catholic who loved the outdoors as well as the Bengals, Reds and Buckeyes. Family was very important to him and he was a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather.

A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ottoville, with Fr. Jerome Schetter officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ottoville with military rites by Ottoville VFW and Fort Jennings American Legion. Visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at LOVE-HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Jackson Twp where a scripture service will begin at 4:30 p.m.

Memorial donations may be given to of Northwest Ohio.

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Published in The Lima News from May 12 to May 13, 2014
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