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Phyllis, 90, died Saturday April 13, 2019 at Racine Commons. She was born to the late Emery and Viola Kintzler, April 23, 1928. On June 28, 1952, Phyl married Herman “Bud” Poelman who proceeded her in death October 2, 2004.

Phylis was a devoted member of Racine’s history and heritage. She knew Racine’s history amongst the best and was a longtime member of Preservation Racine.

She will be dearly missed by her children: Kurt and Dona, their son Zachary, Kurt’s adult children, Tarah and Stephanie; Kyle and DeAnna and their children, Nathan (Rebecca) and Olivia; Lance and his boys Hans and Vaughnn; Logan and his son Simon; her sister, Dorothy. Phylis was a great and great-grandmother, leaving in her memory, Mariah and Melvin, Jaden and Melody. She was preceded in death by her husband ‘Bud”, brothers, Harry, Burton, David and sister Carol, as well as brothers and sister-in-law’s, nieces and nephews.

In accordance with Phylis’ wishes, private service were held and interment services were held at Southern Wisconsin Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Town of Dover. Memorials to Preservation Racine and Marine Corps League have been suggested.

Please send condolences to Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home.