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Lance Alan Pohlman
September 16, 1978 ~ July 13, 2023 (age 44) 44 Years Old
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Lance Alan Pohlman, the son of Gary and Kathy Williams, was born on September 16, 1978, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He was baptized at Samuel Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove.
Lance was educated in the Eagle Grove and Clarion Schools, graduating from Eagle Grove High School “Class of 1998”. He moved to Clarion after graduation and was employed at various jobs through Unlimited Opportunities, where he met his first “fun mom”, Loreli Redemske. Lance had a strong work ethic and loved working for his independence and sense of accomplishment.
In 2005, Lance moved to Humboldt, where he lived and worked, at what eventually became LifeWorks Community Services. Through the years Lance worked at several jobs, from sheltered workshops to janitorial jobs, until his work on earth was finished.
Lance loved to laugh and getting to know people. He had a very upbeat personality ~ people who met Lance were not strangers for very long and he always remembered names and faces. Lance loved the Iowa Hawkeyes and was a movie fanatic – knowing every character in every movie.
Lance had recently moved into a “host home” with his “fun Mom & Dad” (Diane Williams & Kent Segebart) and host brothers, Hunter Giese and Cliff Williams. He enjoyed all the activities and outings he had a chance to participate in ~ recently coming to especially like bonfires and s’mores!!
Lance passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2023, at Unity Point Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge, at the age of 44 years. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Neut and Ione Pohlman and Charles A. and Rita P. Williams; uncles, Dean Mosher, Mike Mosher, Doug Mosher, Francis Porter, Charles E. Williams, Connard Williams, Sidney Williams and Clyde Williams and aunts, Karen Porter, and Norma Efdimis.
Lance was survived by his parents, Gary and Kathy Williams; brother, Al Pohlman (Teri Jo); nephews, Blake Pohlman and his children Chloe and Ryker and Brenton Pohlman; nieces, Mackenzie Rasmussen (Blake) and their children, Jamison and Brax and Morgan Pohlman and her daughter, Nora; uncles, Jack Mosher and Randy Williams (Darcy); great aunt, Ruthie Slavin (age 93) and special cousin, Cheryl (Efdimis) Stefanowitz (Mike) – (they both called and corresponded with Lance often);fun parents, Diane Williams and Kent Segebart; first fun mom, Loreli Redemske; case worker, Alisha Steburg; the Wald family; the LifeWorks family and many other family members and friends.
We miss you, Lance, See you on the other side.
A Celebration of Lance’s Life will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2023, at1:30 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove with Pastor Paul Stone, officiating. Please wear your favorite Hawkeye apparel to honor Lance’s love of the Iowa Hawkeyes!! Visitation will be from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Lake Lutheran Church Cemetery, rural Goldfield.