Monday, July 17, 2017

Roger Pohl (July 14, 2017)

Roger Pohl, 85, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away Friday morning, July 14, 2017.

He was born May 1, 1932.

Roger married Arlene McEldowney on July 25, 1956, at the St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents Leo and Pauline (Rammel) Pohl and son, Kevin Pohl.

Roger is survived by children: Steven Pohl (Troy, OH), Lisa Grossman (Marysville, OH), John (Lisa) Pohl (Winchester, KY), and Thomas (Sharon) Pohl Florence, SC).

Grandchildren: Kris (Erica) Grossman, Kyle Grossman, Mariah Pohl, Ryan Pohl and Julia Pohl.

Great- Grandchild: Ava Grossman.

Brothers and sisters: Lavern (Rita) Pohl, Eileen (Robert) Stelzer, Carl (Mary Ann) Pohl, Leroy (Alberta) Pohl, Dennis Pohl, Larry (Jessie) Pohl, and Nancy (Jerome) Meyer.

Roger graduated from St. Henry High School, St. Henry, Ohio, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, with active service in the Korean War from 1952-1954.

Roger was a member of the St. Denis Church, a member of the Knights of Columbus-Council 1756, and a member of the American Legion Post #0435.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Jim Duell celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles with Military Honors conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Tuesday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. The Knights of Columbus will have a rosary prayer service at 7:45 PM on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton. Condolences for the family may be expressed through