Sept. 16, 1945- Dec. 17, 2018
Carol Pohl, 73, of David City, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at Bryan LGH Medical Center in Lincoln.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 22, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in David City, with the Rev. Jay Buhman, celebrant. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, with a 7 p.m. rosary, both at Kracl Funeral Chapel in David City. Visitation will continue from 9-9:45 a.m. on Saturday at Kracl Funeral Chapel. Committal will be at St. Anthony’s Cemetery in Bruno. Lunch will follow at David City Auditorium. Memorials may be made to the family.
Carol was born Sept. 16, 1945, in David City, to Louis and Irma (Shorney) Polacek. She graduated from David City High School, and later attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, where she received her teaching degree. On July 27, 1968, Carol was united in marriage to Dennis Pohl in Bruno. Three children were born to this union. Dennis died Sept. 24, 1987. Carol taught music at David City Public Schools, and later at Aquinas, Shelby-Rising City, and Humphrey St. Francis. She had also worked at Kirby’s Pharmacy in David City, and managed the American Legion Club, and most recently worked as a clerk at Stop Inn in David City. Carol was also known for playing the organ at St. Mary’s, the Knights of Columbus Choir, and for many weddings and funerals over the years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the PCCW. Carol enjoyed crocheting, crossword puzzles, and could beat all her children at scrabble. She also enjoyed following her grandchildren in sports, traveling to many sporting events.
Carol is survived by her daughters, Kristine (Clifford) Roper of Avondale, Arizona, Cindy (Lance) Napier of Bruno, son, Matthew (Kristy) Pohl of David City; five grandchildren, Mitch, Lane and Kyle Napier, Kailer and Landon Pohl; sisters-in-law, Marilee Polacek of Bruno, Mary Ann (Mrs. Scott) Prigge of Ulysses; brother-in-law, Tom (Cathy) Pohl of Bruno.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother Louis Polacek; and sister Mary Lou Rerucha.