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Delayne Frederick Pohlmann

June 29, 1970 ~ September 26, 2021 (age 51)

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Obit Delayne Frederick Pohlmann-51 of Deshler, NE

Kroll Funeral Home Deshler, NE 402-365-4441


Delayne Frederick Pohlmann of Deshler, NE the son of Merlyn and Lorena (Meyer) Pohlmann was born June 29, 1970 in Scottsbluff, NE. He departed this life Sunday, September 26, 2021 at his home in Deshler, NE at the age of 51 years following a courageous fight with cancer.


He was baptized August 30, 1970, at Peace Lutheran Church, Deshler, Nebraska, by Pastor Robert Wessels and confirmed on March 31, 1985 at Peace Lutheran Church by Pastor Delmar Klover.  His Confirmation verse was Psalm 16:1.


Delayne grew up in Deshler attending school and graduating from Deshler High School with the class of 1989.


Following graduation, Delayne worked several construction jobs in Lincoln, Nebraska before moving to Deshler where he began Pohlmann Remodeling.  He enjoyed remodeling work, vehicle restoration and painting, building trikes, spending many hours in his shop and working for his uncle at Haddan Lime. He also enjoyed spending time with family and good friends, boating, helping others and was a faithful member of Southern Cross Church, Hebron, NE. He was a fan of Facebook!

Delayne was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Scott Wroughton, Nelson, Nebraska and by grandparents, Herman and Ruth Pohlmann, Deshler, Nebraska; Ernest (Bud) and Arlyne Meyer, Hubbell, Nebraska; and Aunt Verona Gumaer, Nelson, NE.

He is survived by his parents Merlyn and Lorena Pohlmann of Deshler, NE, step-children; Nyla Wilke (Trent McKimmey), Juniata, Nebraska; Rachel Blaylock (Joseph), North Platte, Nebraska;  Lucas Mikkelsen (Rhianna Jacobsen), Shelton, Nebraska, step-grandchildren; Hailey, Hannah, Gavin, Beau McKimmey; Juniata, Nebraska; Ottilie Mikkelsen and Kooper Jacobsen, Shelton, Nebraska; sisters Deeanne (Jeremy) McClure, Nelson, Nebraska; Laura (Justin) Anderson, Omaha, Nebraska, nieces & nephews:  Jacob (Heather) Wroughton & Baker, Nelson, Nebraska; Blake Wroughton, Nelson, Nebraska; Kaeden, Ashtyn, Taige & Chase Anderson, Omaha, Nebraska;  many aunts, uncles, cousins, special friends and caregiver, Dan Knight.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Southern Cross Church, Hebron, NE; Blue Valley Community Action Food Pantry, Hebron, NE; or St. Paul Cemetery, Stoddard, of rural Hebron, NE.

Thank you to the staff of AseraCare Hospice.

Following Delayne’s wishes, he was cremated and a celebration of life will be Friday, October 1, 2021 at The Southern Cross Church in Hebron, NE at 10 AM. Book signing will be Thursday, September 30, 2021 at Kroll Funeral Home in Deshler, NE 3-7PM with family present 5-7PM. Officiants will be Pastors Rick Bates and Tim Boatwright. Inurnment will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery Stoddard, NE. Condolences may be left at Memorials can be mailed to Merlyn and Lorena Pohlmann at 201 Laurel St. in Deshler, NE 68340. Kroll Funeral Home of Deshler, NE is in charge of arrangements.



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book signing
September 30, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Kroll Funeral Home-Deshler
419 Fourth St.
Deshler, NE 68340

Celebration of Life
October 1, 2021

10:00 AM
Southern Cross-Hebron
1202 Union
Hebron, NE 68370

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