Harold Raymond Poechman, formerly of Carlsruhe, passed away peacefully at Brucelea Haven in Walkerton on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. He was 91.
Born on October 16, 1929 in Brant Township to the late Linus and Helen (nee Weiler) Poechman. Actively involved in many organizations, Harold was a member of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, Knights of Columbus, Grey Bruce Catholic School Board, as well as Grey Bruce Mutual Insurance Board. He enjoyed being a pork and poultry producer as well as a member of St. Francis Xavier Church in Carlsruhe. He loved being involved and committed to various organizations.
Survived by children Gerald (Marlene) Poechman of Walkerton, Barb (Steve) Schuknecht of Chesley, Marianne Poechman of Walkerton and Wayne (Jan) Poechman of Walkerton. Loved grandfather of Maria, Matthew, Melissa, Nathan, Ben, Daniel, Sean, Katie, Mary Sue, Jacob, Paul, Christine, Heather, Shawna and great grandfather of Peyton, Easton, Ilan, Luna, Charlotte, Karissa, Ava, Aviv, Brooklyn and Colton. Dear brother of Allan (Joan) Poechman of Walkerton, Edith Austin of Kitchener, and brother in law of Dianne Poechman of Kitchener. Predeceased by his wife Mary (nee Zettler), brothers Francis and Willard Poechman, sister Lillian Tubbs and brother in law Evan Austin.
A Public Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 6-8 pm. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 10:00 am, at Holy Family Church, Hanover.
As per the provincial regulations and COVID-19 restrictions, all visitors are requested to wear a mask when inside the funeral home as well as the church. The maximum number allowed at any one time at the funeral home is 40 people including immediate family. All social distancing measures will be taken. If friends wish to attend the Funeral Mass, please contact the Funeral Home at 519-364-3660 as there is a limit of 40 additional seats.
For those wishing to view the service from the comfort of your home, the Mass will be live streamed by going online to www.holyfamily.ca/media Father Emmanuel Azike officiating. Interment in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Carlsruhe, Ontario.
Memorial donations to the Right to Life would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mightonfuneralhome.ca