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Henry Pohlmann

January 2, 1962 — June 9, 2023

Melrose, Minnesota

Henry Pohlmann

 

Henry M. Pohlmann, age 61 of Melrose, passed away unexpectedly from natural causes on Friday, June 9, 2023 at his home in Melrose, Minnesota.

 

Private family services will be held.

 

Henry Marcellus Pohlmann was born January 2, 1962 in Melrose, Minnesota to Francis “Lawrence” and Irene (Koopmeiners) Pohlmann. He was raised on the family farm where he enjoyed helping out doing fieldwork and chores. During high school, Henry worked at Kraft Foods. He graduated from Melrose High School in 1980 and in 1981, he purchased a milk truck route from Mel Roering which owned and operated as Pohlmann Trucking.

 

He was united in marriage to Mary Rieland on October 20, 1984. The couple purchased the family farm and had three daughters. In 2009, Henry sold the dairy cows and started raising beef cows and crop farming. He started working at Rahn’s Propane and Oil in June of 2009 until April of 2021 when he started working at Land O’ Lakes.

 

Henry enjoyed bowling, playing softball, and snowmobiling, especially in his younger years. He enjoyed riding his four-wheeler after work checking the beef cows along the creek he truly loved. Henry had a big heart and would always help out whoever needed help fixing things.

 

Survivors include his daughters, Kali (Tyler) Schmiesing of New Munich and Micki (Joe) Orbeck of New Munich; grandchildren, Beckett Schmiesing, Paiten and Ellie Bushman, and Hazel Orbeck; brothers, Fred Pohlmann and Danny (Ruth) Pohlmann; sisters, Kathy (Dave) Welle, Rita (James) Geehan, Patty Ahrens, Eileen (Butch) Schneider, Teresa (Bill) LeClaire, and Carla Hinnenkamp (Dave Anderson); many loving relatives and friends.

 

Henry was preceded in death by his daughter, Tara Pohlmann; parents; brothers, David Pohlmann and Bernard Pohlmann; sister, Mary Ann Vener; and sister-in-law, Karen Pohlmann..

 

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