Richard “Dick” Poehling, 66, of San Diego died June 13, 2012, at his home after complications from a heart attack and surgery two weeks earlier.
He was born April 11, 1946, in Omaha and grew up in Valley. He married Janell Johnson of Neligh on Aug. 29, 1970. They lived in Minneapolis for 15 years before moving their family to San Diego in 1985. He worked for the IRS in Minneapolis and later for the Department of Defense in San Diego.
Survivors include: his wife, Janell; a daughter and her husband, Colette and Brian Lord of San Diego; and brothers, John of Fremont, Bill of Olathe, Kan., and Tom of Spencer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, “Bill” and Esther Poehling, and brother, Robert “Bob” Poehling.
The memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church in San Diego. Cards may be sent to 6024 Kantor St., No. 17, San Diego, CA 92122.