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Dennis Pohlman

June 2, 1953 - March 25, 2015

Burial Date January 1, 1970

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Dennis L. “Bear” Pohlman, 61, was called into the presence of the Lord, at 7:55 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, after an extended illness at Lima Memorial Health Systems, surrounded by his loving family.

Dennis was born June 2, 1953 in Lima, to the late Arthur and Rosemary Burgei Pohlman. On February 15, 1992 he married Rita M. Siefker Pohlman, who survives in Lima.

Dennis was a 1971 graduate of Delphos St. Johns High School. He retired from the Allen County Engineers Office, where he worked in the Highway Maintenance Department for over 18 years. He was a devoted family man, who’s greatest joy was spending time with his family. Dennis enjoyed hunting, fishing, wood working, and traveling. He was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church, Lima.

Survivors include a daughter, Gwynne E. Edwin D. Sorenson of Lima; grandson, Tucker M. Sorenson; sister-in-law, Donna Pohlman, of Delphos; 3 brothers-in-law, Eugene Janet Siefker, of Delphos, Steven D. Melody Siefker, of Elida, and Paul R. Siefker, of Lima; several nieces, and nephews; and his beloved sidekick, “Bailey Boy”.

He is preceded in death by a brother, Karl Pohlman.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015 at St. Rose Catholic Church. Father David Ross will officiate. Burial of cremated remains will be at a later date.

Friends may call from 2:00 – 4:00 & 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015, at CHILES – LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL. A parish wake service will be held at 8:00 p.m.

Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com


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