Margaret R. Pollman, age 85, of Beckemeyer, passed away Sunday, June 21 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial for 85 year old Margaret R. Pollman will be Wednesday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Beckemeyer. Burial will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:00 to 9:15 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials are suggested to St. Anthony’s Cemetery or Mater Dei High School.
Margaret was born July 1, 1929 in Germantown, a daughter of Herman and Elizabeth, nee Budde, Albers.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Vincent Pollmann, whom she married April 7, 1953 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown, and died January 31, 1998; a granddaughter, Andrea Pollmann; siblings, Herman Albers, Joseph Albers, Eleanora Kohlbrecher, Catherine Klostermann, Leona Bach, Aloysius Albers, Marie Sparks, and Eugene Albers; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Catherine Albers, Lawrence Kohlbrecher, Arnold Klostermann, Henry Bach, Alvina Albers, Alvin Sparks, Roman Wilhelm, Joseph Maue, Alphonse Pollmann, and Bernard and Margie Pollmann.
Surviving are her children, Charlie Pollmann and wife Geri of Beckemeyer, Dennis “Pete” Pollmann and wife Kelly of Beckemeyer, Kathy Ducharme and husband Fred of Cape Girardeau, MO, Jan Peters of Beckemeyer, Donna Peek and husband Chuck of Aviston, Leonard “Butch” Pollmann and wife Janet of Seymour, IN, Paul Pollmann and wife Brenda of Beckemeyer, and Carol Beckmann and husband Rod of Breese; 19 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; a sister, Marcella Wilhelm of Mascoutah; sisters-in-law and a brother-in-law, Mary Ann Maue of Breese, Dolores Huelsmann and husband Marcellus of Carlyle, and Dorothy Pollmann of Carlyle; and her special friend and companion of many years, Clarence “Clem” Horstmann of Breese.
Margaret retired from housekeeping at the Carlyle Healthcare Center and was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and Altar Sodality and the Beckemeyer American Legion Post 1227 Auxiliary. She enjoyed quilting and dancing and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.
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