Irvin Bert Pommeranz

1936 - 2020

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Irvin Bert Pommeranz, age 84, of North Baltimore passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center. He was born on March 4, 1936 in Toledo to the late Ernest and Anna (Radde) Pommeranz. He married Barbara Meeker on June 6, 1959 and she survives along with their two daughters: Brenda (Gregory) Decker of Findlay, and Lisa Welch of Van Buren; grandchildren: Christopher (Amber) Decker, Ashley (Jon) Reichley, Courtney (Kyle Spangler) Decker, and Carly Welch; great-grandchildren: Corbyn and Colton Decker, and Reese and Remi Reichley; and special cousin, Mike Pommeranz. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Cody Welch. Irv enjoyed anything outside, from spending time at the lake home on Lake of the Woods, to boating, working in the yard, fishing, and sunbathing. Summer was his season and he took full advantage of his time in the sun. He was heavily involved in all aspects of the Toledo Hockey Teams from the Hornets through the Storm eras. He was also a huge University of Michigan Wolverine fan. Funeral services will be held at 2:30pm on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Van Buren United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 2:00-8:00pm on Friday, March 13 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME and for one hour (1:30-2:30pm) prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Bechtel Cemetery, Van Buren. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Van Buren United Methodist Church or to Bridge Hospice. Online condolences can be shared by visiting

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  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Friday, March 13th 2020 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Van Buren United Methodist Church[Map]
    201 S Main St
    Van Buren, Ohio 45889
    Saturday, March 14th 2020 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Saturday, March 14th 2020 - 2:30 PM

  • Service Location:

    Van Buren United Methodist Church [Map]
    201 S Main St
    Van Buren, Ohio 45889

  • Final Resting Place:

    Bechtel Cemetery [Map]
    Township Road 229
    Van Buren, Ohio 45889

  • Contributions:

    Bridge Home Health & Hospice - Pommeranz
    15100 Birchaven Lane
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

    Van Buren United Methodist Church - Pommeranz
    201 S. Main St, P.O. Box 86
    Van Buren, Ohio 45889

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To : Barb family
Date :Friday, March 13th 2020
From : Frank Susie
So sorry for your loss, he was a great neighbor as you are also, he will be greatly missed. Sending our thoughts and prayers to everyone 🙏🙏

To : Barb Brenda Lisa
Date :Friday, March 13th 2020
From : Pam Stanley Seem
So very sorry to hear about Irv...many fond memories of our times on Ogden.
Prayers and thoughts continue to be with you all.

To : Barb Brenda Lisa and Family
Date :Saturday, March 14th 2020
From : Molly Quinlan
Phil and I send our deepest Sympathy. Irv was a kind man and wonderful neighbor, you are in our prayers. Molly

To : Lisa and family
Date :Saturday, March 14th 2020
From : Adam Shanda and family
We are so incredibly sorry for your loss! You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. If you need anything please let us know.