Evelyn Pohl - September 15, 2011Evelyn Marie Pohl, 94, of Hampton, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011 at the Hamilton Manor in Aurora.
She was born Dec. 12, 1916 at Hampton, to John Herman and Olga (Madsen) Hansen and was a member of St Peter’s Lutheran Church at Hampton.
On May 5, 1944, she married Arthur Pohl at Immanuel Evangelical Church, Hampton.
Evelyn was a member of St. Peter’s Ladies Aid and a charter member of the Hampton American Legion Auxiliary #141. She worked as a post office clerk in the Hampton Post Office from 1958 to her retirement in 1978. She enjoyed playing cards and spending time with the Hampton Senior Citizens group, she was also a volunteer at the Stuhr Museum in Grand Island and Plainsman Museum in Aurora.
She is survived by two sons: Douglas (Judy) Pohl of Omaha, and Calvin Pohl of Omaha. There are also two grandchildren, Michael (Wendy) Pohl, and Christine (Jason) Bailey. She was also blessed with a great-grandchild, Maylin Pohl. Also surviving are three brothers, E.H. “Bud” (Maxine) Hansen of Hampton, Neil Hansen of Shawnee Mission, Kan., and Larry (Eunice) Hansen of Hampton; one sister: Janelle (Martin “Pete”) Petersen of Omaha, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and her sisters, Donna Kamtz, Frances Danielson and M. Lorraine Bamesberger
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Hampton, with the Rev. Kurt Letcher officiating. Burial will be in the Hampton Public Cemetery. Visitation with family present will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Monday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Hampton, NE 68843. Condolences may be left for the family at www.metzmortuary.com. Metz Mortuary, York is handling arrangements.