Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Darl Pochert


   Darl Frederick Pochert, 58, Gladwin druggist, passed away very suddenly at his home on Bowery Avenue at 3:30 o'clock this morning. Mr. Pochert had been ill for the past 10 weeks with a heart ailment, but his condition seemed to be improving and he was planning to resume light duties at his store. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Hall Funeral Home. The Rev. John Scott, of St. Louis, former Methodist minister here, will officiate and burial will be made in Mt. Hope cemetery, Lapeer.

   Mr. Pochert was bron July 20, 1897, in AuSable, Mich. The family left AuSable, after the big forest fire destroyed the towns, and settled in Detroit. Darl graduated from Eastern High School and Warner Pharmacy College, Sandusky. He was married to Lillian Elsie Pelton June 25, 1923, in Detroit. Eighteen years ago, they came to Gladwin and he opened his drug store.

   A veteran of World War I, he served with the United States Navy. He was a member of the Gladwin Masonic Lodge. Survivors are his wife, Lillian; one daughter, Carole, at home; a brother, Dr. R. C. Pochert, of Owosso; three sisters, Mrs. Norma Bastien of Germany; Mrs. Ruth Ford, Pontiac; and Mrs. Betty Bell, Detroit.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
MI Ha. 2 Usnrf. WWI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:2
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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