We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Cowan & Son Funeral Home
Walter L. Poling, 84, of Van Wert passed away at 6:45 a.m., Wednesday at Vancrest of Van Wert.
He was born on August 11, 1937, in Greenville, Ohio the son of the late Donald and Freida (Haley) Poling. In his later years he married Sharon Lee (Etten) Poling who also preceded him in death.
Family survivors include two daughters, Heather A. (Kevin) Matthews of Van Wert and Onda (Aaron) Reinhart of Quincy, Ohio; a son, Sean M. (Ginny) Poling of Van Wert; a daughter-in-law, Jennifer Poling of Mendon; ten grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
Walter was preceded in death by two sons, Brendan David Poling and Brian James Poling; a grandson, Nicholas Poling; a sister, Donna Jean Thomas; and a brother, Richard Poling.
He was a member of St. Marks Lutheran Church in Van Wert. Walter enjoyed several different professions including construction and counseling children. One of his favorite pastimes was listening to gospel music.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Rev. William C. Haggis, II. officiating. Private interment will follow the service. Calling hours are 4 - 7 p.m., Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
Preferred memorials are to St. Marks Lutheran Church.