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Mrs Mathilda G. (Paige) Poehner

August 19, 1926 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 94)

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Mathilda G. "Til" Poehner, 94, of Lynchburg, Virginia and Johnstown, Pennsylvania died February 5, 2021 at Lynchburg General Hospital. Born August 19, 1926 in Johnstown daughter of the late August and Gertrude Paige. Preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Robert William Poehner Also, Preceded in death by her brothers, Samuel, Edward, August, Clyde and Kenneth and sisters, Bertha Krivach, and Naomi Baker. Survived by daughter, Karen Poehner Murphy and her husband, Toby of Lynchburg and by son Robert William Poehner Jr and his wife, Diane of Roanoke. Also survived by her grandchildren, Mark Murphy, Lauren Phelps and her husband Eric, Ryan Murphy and his wife, Kelsey and Leah Ogle and her husband, Matt. Also, survived by three great grandchildren, Hayden, Ida and Hadley and her fourth great grandchild who will be born this July. Til was a member of Zion Lutheran Church where she was baptized, confirmed and married; and Bethlehem Lutheran Church (Lynchburg). Member of and volunteer for Westmont Hilltop Band Boosters, West Suburban Little League, YWCA and Helping Hands Clothes Closet. She was employed by US Steel as a comptroller, O'Sheas Candy and Gift Store as well as Westmont Hilltop Schools. Til was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was known as a "prayer warrior" with faith that was endless. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends, as her strong will and determination served as an example to all. The family of Til Poehner would like to thank the staff of Bedford County Nursing Home for the kind and generous care they provided during her stay. A private graveside funeral will be at Grandview Cemetery in Johnstown. A memorial service will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lynchburg at a later date. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Zion Lutheran Church or Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Local arrangements by John Henderson Co. Funeral Home. www.Hendersonfuneralhome.com

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