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Rance W. Poehler, 72, Morgantown

Rance W. Poehler, 72, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Jan. 6, 2013, at his home in Morgantown.

He was born in Indianapolis on Sept. 3, 1940 to the late Re Fred Charles and Lelia Francis (Hillard) Poehler. Rance married his loving wife of 53 years, Mary “Mare” L. (Agan) Poehler on Nov. 26, 1960, in Indianapolis; she survives.

Rance was a 1958 graduate of Harry E. Wood High School in Indianapolis and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in business in 1972 from the University of Indianapolis while working full time to support his family. He retired from Eli Lilly & Company in Indianapolis as a distribution supervisor after 35 years service. He received his Eagle Scout badge of honor.

Rance’s number one priority was his family. He was a great father, husband, grandfather and son (to both his mother and step parents). He lived by high moral standards and taught great values to his children and those who knew him. He was a real outdoorsman and passed these values to all those around him, whether family, friends, or neighbors. He would help anyone in need and never put himself first. 

He is survived by his wife; one son, Rance (wife, Holly) Poehler of McKinney, Texas; one sister, Sharon Byers of Pensacola, Fla.; and four grandchildren, Mary Chaney, Rance B., Nicole, and Zachary Poehler.

Rance was preceded in death by two children, Christine and Kent Poehler; and two brothers, Re and Arthur Poehler.

A celebration of Rance’s life will be conducted at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St., Morgantown. Friends can call from 4 p.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Poehler family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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  • January 26
    BC Commissioners
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 27
    Widowed group euchre party
    1 p.m. Sycamore Valley Community Center, 746 Memorial Drive
  • January 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 27
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • January 27
    BC Election Board
    2 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 27
    BC Area Plan Commission
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 28
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • January 28
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • January 28
    BC Board of Zoning Appeals
    6 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • January 29
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 30
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 31
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • January 31
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • February 2
    Gnaw Bone Sewage District
    5:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • February 3
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • February 3
    Bean Blossom Regional Sewer Board
    7:30 p.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 4
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District annual meeting
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7616 E. State Road 45, Unionville
  • February 4
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • February 5
    Jackson Township Board
    6 p.m. Jackson Fire Station, 4831 Helmsburg Road
  • February 6
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • February 9
    Washington Township Trustees
    7 p.m. Parkview Church of the Nazarene, 1750 State Road 46 East
  • February 12
    BC Convention & Visitors Commission
    8:30 a.m. County Office Building, 201 N. Locust Lane
  • February 13
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • February 14
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • February 17
    Hamblen Trustee Board annual review
    6:30 p.m. 2314 Hickory Ridge Lane off Hornettown Road