Daniel O. Pohlman

Bethalto | Friday, December 13 2013

Daniel O. Pohlman, 54, of Bethalto, IL, died at 11:05 a.m. Fri. Dec. 13, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving family while holding Debbie’s hand.

He was born Oct. 30, 1959 in Alton, IL to Mary E. (Hawkins) Pohlman of Rosewood Heights, IL and the late George Pohlman.

Dan worked for UPS for 30 years and was a well known and well loved area driver.  He was an avid runner and athlete. He was a member of the Metro Tri Club. Dan was very proud of the Dash for Dan race and being able to help with cancer research. He also served as a Dad for the Dazzlers Dance Team and Eagles Booster Club.  He also helped with the Bethalto Boys & Girls Club. 

On May 20, 1993, he and Debra Marie Anderson were married in Bethalto and she survives.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by:  a son, Justin Pohlman of Pittsburgh, PA, 2 daughters, Katie Booher and her fiancé, Cody Rahn of Wood River, IL and Kaci Booher and her significant other, Brad Porter of Bethalto, a sister, Jackie and her husband Brant Noah of Atlanta, GA, 2 brothers, Doug Pohlman (his younger twin) and Chris and his wife Hannah, all of Rosewood Heights, a special nephew and niece, Tommy & Dani Pohlman of Rosewood Heights, a sister-in-law, Bev Pohlman of Glen Carbon, IL, 3 uncles, Frank & Dorothy Pohlman of Rosewood Heights, Stan & Laraine Pohlman of Bethalto and Tom & Pennie Pohlman of Brussels, IL and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  He also leaves behind his constant companions, Lexie, Henry & Cooper.

Besides his father, he was preceded in death by: his oldest brother, Michael Pohlman and 6 aunts, Esther Woods, Rita Patterson, Ida Haselhorst, Bunny Springman, Laverne Roth and Jeanine Weaver.

Memorial visitation will be from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Mon. Dec. 16, 2013 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Bethalto, where Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tues. Dec. 17, 2013. 

At Dan’s request, a celebration of his life will be held at Doc Holliday’s in Cottage Hills at 1:00 p.m. Tues. Dec. 17, 2013.

Memorials may be made to the Siteman Cancer Center in Dan’s memory.

Arrangements with online information and guestbook through Paynic Home for Funerals may be found at

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