Joan Pohil

Hale, Michigan
April 22, 1935 - February 26, 2021


According to Joan's wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held later this year. Online condolences may be offered at

Obituary Notice

Joan Pohil, age 85, of Hale, Michigan passed away Friday, February 26, 2021 at Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw, Michigan.

Joan was born April 22, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Fred and Blanche (Ireland) Whitaker. She married Gerald Pohil in 1974 and together they have celebrated 46 years of marriage. Joan enjoyed bowling, sewing and crocheting as well as traveling in years past. She was a member of the Hale Eagles and Hale United Methodist Church.

Joan is survived by her loving husband, Gerald; children, Larry Lewis, Lowell Lewis, Laura (David) Stamm, Denise Guyette and Daryl (Mandy) Pohil; multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren; two sisters, Roberta and Kathy; numerous nieces, nephew, cousins, and friends.

According to Joan’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be offered at


Our sympathies to Jerry and Joan's family. I pray for comfort and peace for you all but rejoice and give thanks that Joan has moved on to her heavenly home and is no longer suffering.
— Dick and Sue Stone
Joan was a special friend. So caring and always with a smile. She is now with Jesus in her Heavenly home. Our love and prayers are with you Jer and all your dear ones. Loved our times together in Florida and really miss them. She will be missed greatly.
— Larry and Joan DeVries
Love and prayers for Jer and family. Joan was special with a smile and caring of others. So many good memories of our times in Florida. She will be missed greatly. Our hearts go out to you.
— Larry and Joan DeVries

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