Lillian R. Pohl

November 03, 1926 - October 15, 2011 

Lillian R. Pohl

November 03, 1926 - October 15, 2011 

Obituary for Lillian R. Pohl

Westphalia



Age 84 passed away peacefully at her home on the morning of October 15, 2011. She was born on November 3, 1926 in Pewamo the daughter of Victor and Aurelia (Simon) Cook. Lillian was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Westphalia, the Christian Mothers Society and the Daughters of Isabella. Lillian is retired from the State of Michigan Dept. of Management and Budget. She was a Docent at the Michigan Historical Society and enjoyed being "Up and Down the Clown" for the annual July 4th Parish celebrations along with other community activities. Lillian was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening, traveling and golf. Her greatest love was spending time with her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Carl N. Pohl; grandson, Bradley Pohl; great granddaughters Elaina Sue Pohl and Ella Marie Cook; son-in-law, Mark Peterson. Surviving are her children Dennis (Mary) Pohl, Roger (Sue) Pohl, Randy (Dianne) Pohl, Gary (Elaine) Pohl, Karen (Bradly) Tostevin, Cindy (Rick) Fedewa,Brent (Karie) Pohl, Carl (Dorothy) Pohl, and Jeff (Darlene) Pohl; 17 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; sisters Hildegard Platte, Eleanor O'Neil, Marion Hobson, Patricia (Joe) Klein and Irene Esch. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Msgr. Sylvester Fedewa at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Rite of Committal will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-9 p.m., Monday and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Tuesday at the St. Mary's Funeral Chapel, 210 N. Westphalia St., Westphalia. The rosaries will be prayed 8 p.m., Monday and 3 p.m., Tuesday. The Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 8 p.m., Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's School or to the American Cancer Society in memory of Lillian. Arrangements are entrusted to Lehman Funeral Homes, Portland Chapel. Online condolences may be to www.lehmanfuneralhomes.com.

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