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 Richard J “Dick” Poellinger

Richard J “Dick” Poellinger

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Death 27 Jan 2017
Burial La Crescent, Houston County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 175831203 · View Source
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Richard J. “Dick” Poellinger, of La Crescent, MN was 90 years of age when he passed away, at the Gundersen Health System in La Crosse. He is preceded in death by his parents, John T. and Marie (Oestreicher) Poellinger; his wife, Marge; his brother, John; and two sisters, Mary Poellinger and Pat Peterson.

Dick was a graduate of Aquinas High School and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in History and Philosophy from Loras College in 1952. October 3, 1959, he married Marjorie Foehser at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in La Crosse.

Dick was a Navy veteran of World War II and was a member of Gittens-Leidel American Legion Post 595 of La Crescent. Memberships in the Carpenter’s Union and Elks Club in La Crosse for many years and was a long-time active and devoted member of Crucifixion Parish in La Crescent. Dick worked for Blatz Brewing Co.; in 1958 he began working for his brother, John, at Poellinger Plastering until his retirement. Dick’s favorite free-time activity was spending time in his garden. He was an avid and very talented gardener who loved to share the produce that he grew with family, neighbors, and those in need.


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MARRIED OCT. 3, 1959
PARENTS OF JIM AND RANEE


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard J “Dick” Poellinger (17 Dec 1926–27 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175831203, citing Crucifixion Cemetery, La Crescent, Houston County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Lynn Elizabeth (contributor 48687893) .