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Caroline Pohlmann

May 31, 1932 — June 8, 2024

Melrose, Minnesota

Caroline Pohlmann

Caroline M. Pohlmann, age 92 of Melrose, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2024 at Cura Care Center in Melrose, Minnesota.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 13 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Caroline Mary Wiechmann was born May 31, 1932 in Melrose, Minnesota to William and Rose (Austing) Wiechmann. On June 29, 1954 she married Joseph Pohlmann at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in St. Rosa. The couple farmed north of Melrose on County Road 13. They retired and moved to town in 1999.

Caroline was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose and St. Elizabeth’s Society.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, teaching the grandkids how to polka, play card games, and bake her oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. She always enjoyed a good card game, dancing with Joe to old time music, bowling, gardening, canning, and baking.

Survivors include her children, Michael (Lori Ann) Pohlmann of Melrose, Rosanne (Wayne) Nylander of Big Lake, Paul (Jodi) Pohlmann of Cold Spring, Joan (Mark) Flaig of Willmar, Mark (Amy) Pohlmann of Melrose, and Peter (Carolyn) Pohlmann of St. Cloud; 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and sister, Marge Stroeing of Freeport.

Caroline was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph Pohlmann on March 15, 2012; son, William “Bill” Pohlmann, granddaughter, Kyrsten Pohlmann; brothers and sisters and in-laws, Ervin (Viola) Wiechmann, Florentine (Jerome) Korf, Lorraine (Alfred) Schaefer, Lawrence (Mae) Wiechmann, Clarice (Julius) Massmann, and Vernon Stroeing.

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Visitation

Thursday, June 13, 2024

10:00 - 10:45 am

St. Mary's Catholic Church

755 E Kraft Dr, Melrose, MN 56352

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, June 13, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm

St. Mary's Catholic Church

755 E Kraft Dr, Melrose, MN 56352

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