Lloyd B. Poehler

Born: Tue., Mar. 4, 1924
Died: Tue., Jan. 26, 2016


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Jan. 29, 2016
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Sat., Jan. 30, 2016
Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

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Lloyd B. Poehler, 91, Willow Hill, IL passed away on Tuesday January 26, 2016 at The Magnolia Center at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson, IL.

Lloyd was born on March 4, 1924 in Montrose, IL and was the son of Theodore J. Poehler and Tressa M. (Scott) Poehler. On August 22, 1946 he married Lenora J. White, who preceded him in death on December 3, 2012.

Lloyd was a lifelong farmer. Early in his life he worked on the railroad and later as a factory worker for Norge. He was a member of the Effingham High School Class of 1943. He was a very active member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Newton, IL. Lloyd served as a board member and President of both the Oblong High School Board and Oblong District Unit #4 School Board. He also was involved for many years with Jasper County Farm Bureau and Jasper County Soil Conservation Committee. Lloyd enjoyed telling jokes; loved animals, especially German Shepherd dogs and was an avid fan for the St .Louis Cardinals.

Lloyd is survived by a son Ted J. Poehler, Willow Hill, IL; two daughters and a son-in-law Jane Ruff, Fishers, IN and Judy and Mark Newbold, Oblong, IL; four grandchildren and four step grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and six step great grandchildren; three Step Great-great grandchildren; two sisters Rhea Baker, Bloomington, IL and Marilyn Coleman, Springfield, IL; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Lloyd in death were his parents; wife; one Great grandson Joshua Fiscus and two brothers Eugene and Theo Poehler.

Celebration of Lloyd’s Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday January 30, 2016 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 110 Edwards Street Newton, IL, with Pastor Michael Seidenstricker officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, rural Wheeler, IL. Visitation will be Friday January 29 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL and Saturday morning from 10:00 A.M. till the time of service at the church.

The family request that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to either the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or Oblong Schools Academic Foundation with envelopes at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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