|Birth: ||Apr. 6, 1984|
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 2005, Iraq|
Spc. Eric Poelman, 21, was killed in action in Iraq on Sunday, June 5, 2005. Eric Poelman was born in Janesville to Matt and Sally (nee: Entz) Poelman on April 6, 1984, and had lived in Racine since 1989. In Racine, he was united in marriage to Renate Klema on May 1, 2004. Spc. Eric Poelman served in the United States Army 3rd Armored Division. He was a member of Racine Assembly of God Church. Eric is survived by his wife, Renate of Racine; his father and mother, Matt and Sally Poelman of Longview, Texas; two brothers, Andy Poelman of Milwaukee and Greg Poelman of Longview, Texas; two grandmothers, Alice Poelman of Chicago, Ill. and Beverly Entz of Indian Trail, N.C.; his father-in-law, Greg Klema of Racine; his mother-in-law and step-father-in-law, LuAnn Klema-Hillestad and Bob Hillestad of Appleton; and one brother-in-law, Griffin Klema of Madison. Memorial services for Eric will be held at Racine Assembly of God Church, 1325 Airline Road, on Thursday evening, June 9, 2005, at 7 p.m. with Rev. Ronald Held officiating. Public visitation will be at the church from 4 p.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Charitable Service Trust: 859-441-7300 www.dav.org EIN# 52-1521276. WILSON FUNERAL HOME 1212 Lathrop Avenue 634-3361 Published in the Racine Journal Times on 6/9/2005.
Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Plot: SECTION E SITE 610
Created by: Cindy
Record added: Jun 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11244036