William C. “Bill” Poulson, 83
Posted on February 13, 2013
William C. “Bill” Poulson, 83, of Liberty Center, passed away at 10:38 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 at his residence in rural Liberty Center.
Born on Tuesday, July 16, 1929 to Grover and Edna (Rennaker) Poulson, he married Donna Dee Detamore on July 7, 1950; she passed away in 2000.
Bill graduated from the Liberty Center High School in 1947. Bill had been a Wells County farmer for over 40 years and served on the Liberty Center Volunteer Fire Deptartment for over 20 years. He was a member of the Mt. Etna Masonic Lodge for 50 years. Bill enjoyed golfing, playing horse shoes, fishing, restoring antique tractors and was an avid I.U. basketball fan.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley (Dennis) Markley, of Sun City, Ariz. and Connie (Jeff) Whitesell, Bluffton; two sons, Richard (Maureen) Poulson, of Atlanta, Ga. and Michael (Judy) Poulson, Berne; eight grandchildren, Lydia Poulson, Stuart Poulson, Brian Poulson, Keith Poulson, Cory Allen, Cahli Allen, Nicole Williams and Trenton Markley; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, Jim Poulson, Liberty Center, Ira “Bob” Poulson, Liberty Center, and Dan Poulson, Warren; three sisters, Frieda Finley Mildred Gilbert, and Ruth Brooks, all of Warren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Everett Poulson, Ralph Poulson, and Harold Poulson; and two sisters, Lois Eltzroth and Margaret Knight.
Calling hours are Friday, Feb. 15, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren and Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, with Pastor Scott Nedberg officiating. Interment will follow in the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Marion.
Preferred memorials are to the Southern Wells FFA. Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.
Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com
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