Rita Pohl

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OSGOOD — Rita A. Pohl, age 85, of Osgood, Ohio, passed away at 6:35 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017, at The Gardens at St. Henry.

Rita was born April 18, 1932, in Russia, Ohio, to the late George and Celena (Magoto) Dapore.

On Nov. 27, 1952, she married Lavern Pohl at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, Newport, and he survives in Osgood.

Rita is also survived by her four children, David and Kathleen Pohl, of St. Louis, Missouri, Michael and Dana Pohl, of Centerville, Diane and Jerome Schwieterman, of Chickasaw, and Jeffrey and Lora Pohl, of Chickasaw. In addition Rita is survived by nine grandchildren, Megan and Lindsey Pohl, Jennifer Gaerke, Jay, Lee, and Greg Schwieterman, Molly Kindle, Natalie and Benjamin Pohl; sevent great-grandchildren and one one the way, as well as a brother, Paul and Kay Dapore, of Versailles; and in-laws, Arlene Pohl, of Versailles, Eileen and Robert Stelzer, of Coldwater, Carl and Mary Ann Pohl, of Maria Stein, Leroy and Alberta Pohl, of West Chester, Denis Pohl, of Greenville, Larry and Jessie Pohl, of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Nancy and Jerome Meyer, of Coldwater.

Rita was preceded in death by a grandson Jack, siblings, Michael Dapore, and Mary Ann and Frank Arling, and a brother in-law, Roger Pohl.

Rita was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, St. Barbara's Ladies Sodality, and a member of American Legion Auxiliary, all of Osgood. She graduated from Russia High School and formerly worked at Marion Local Schools in the cafeteria, and retired from Crown Equipment. She enjoyed camping, playing cards, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and visiting with her neighbors on her swing.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at St. Nicholas Parish in Osgood with the Rev. David Zink celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Martin Cemetery, Osgood.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Aug. 1, from 3 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday morning from 9 to 10 a.m. at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Osgood Life Squad.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through

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Hogenkamp Sons, Inc.
Minster, OH 45865-1233
(419) 628-2341
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2017