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Darwin Pohlman

June 21, 1952 — July 7, 2023

Eagle Grove

Darwin Pohlman

Darwin Pohlman, died on July 7, 2023, at Iowa Specialty Hospital in Clarion, Iowa. A memorial service will be held later.  The family has chosen Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com) to care for their needs.

 

He was born on June 21, 1952, in Belmond, Iowa, to John C and Edith Mae Kinley Pohlman, they lived in Renwick until moving to Eagle Grove in 1965.  After graduating from Eagle Grove High School in 1971, he embarked on a career in the construction field. However, he eventually returned to his hometown of Eagle Grove and worked in maintenance at Taslers, in Webster City, and ADS until his well-deserved retirement.


One thing that stood out about Darwin was his deep love for music. He took pleasure in not only listening to songs but also creating his own melodies that never failed to elicit a joyful reaction from those around him.


Throughout his life, Darwin held a passion for various hobbies and interests. He found solace and adventure in fishing trips and hunting expeditions, immersing himself in the beauty of the great outdoors. Additionally, he possessed exceptional welding skills and found personal fulfillment when working on projects in his shop. Gardening was another pastime that brought him immense joy, he had a talent for cultivating thriving gardens.


Darwin's devotion to family was evident in everything he did. He cherished spending time with his grandchildren and embraced his role as a loving uncle. The bond he shared with his family was strong, built upon shared experiences and unconditional love.


Darwin’s family includes his wife Collette Pohlman and their children: Gary Steffey of Bonney Lake, WA, Darwin C. Pohlman of Sioux City, IA, John Lehman of Webster City, IA, Johnny (Sara) Pohlman of Sumner, WA, Lauren McKenzie of Eagle Grove, IA, Leighia McKenzie of Eagle Grove, IA, and Tanion Pohlman of Kansas City MO; grandchildren: Brandon, Brodie, Gemma, Keegan, Jaxun, Devlan, Fin, Daisy, Jude, and Eivin;  sisters Etta Jean (Dan McCart) Pohlman and Teresa Rene (Rick) Olson, as well as his brothers Dean Pohlman, Clayton (Kaylene) Pohlman, and Gary (Cricket) Pohlman. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his parents-in-law Colleen and Frenchie Grandgeorge.

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Graveside Service

Friday, August 18, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

French Church Cemetery

Cemetery, Woolstock, IA 50020

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Friday, August 18, 2023

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