Linda Kay Pohlman, 79, of Greenfield, died Sunday, September 27, at the White Hall Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born July 26, 1941 in Carlinville, to Howard and Wilma (Gillespie) McCollom. She married Raymond Pohlman, August 15, 1959 at St. Michael’s Church in Greenfield, and he preceded her in death May 19, 2006.
Surviving are five children, Mike Pohlman, Laurie (Ron) McKee, Chris (Sherry) Pohlman, Lenora (Art Weible) Pohlman, and Tanya (Chris) Allen, eight grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, a brother, Gary (Liz) McCollom, a sister Lilas Lohr, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son Joe Pohlman, a sister and brother-in-law Bev and Tom Still, a brother, Steve McCollom, and a brother-in-law, Vic Lohr.
Linda was a 1959 graduate of Greenfield High School and a member of St. Michael’s church in Greenfield. She and her husband owned and operated Pohlman’s Grocery Store in Greenfield. She also had a career in real estate that started with Bob Firth and lasted until she retired from Kasten-Goodman Real Estate Agency. She was a former member of the Ladies Legion Auxiliary and spent several years serving as a Den Mother for the Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts of America. She especially loved spending time with her family and following all their activities.
Private family services will be held and burial will take place at the Oak Wood Cemetery north of Greenfield. Memorials are suggested to the Multiple Sclerosis Association and can be mailed to the Shields-Bishop Funeral Home at 604 Walnut St. Greenfield, Illinois, 62044. Please leave an online condolence at shields-bishopfh.com.
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