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1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Keith Edward Poehlein

December 20, 1948 - October 28, 2021


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    MARY FURLOW says

    Charlene and Rodney I am sorry for the passing of your dad. May you both remember and cherish your time and memories of and with him. Be there for one another and know you both and the family are in my prayers. I LOVE YOU. Mary

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Keith Edward Poehlein, 72, passed away on October 28, 2021. He was born on December 20, 1948, to Earl and Verna (SinClair) Poehlein in Washington, IN.

Keith worked at Lex Company, SIEGO, and Vectren in maintenance for over 20 years before his retirement. He was also a lifetime member of the Evansville Athletic Club and River Bend. Keith was known for his love of fishing, cooking, and grilling; particularly being famous for his barbeque chicken quarters. He was a big fan of IU basketball and liked watching Nascar and the Indianapolis Colts as well. In addition, Keith enjoyed taking his boat out on the Ohio River and camping with his family in Santa Claus, IN. He cherished the time spent with his family making memories. Keith will be deeply missed.

Keith was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Kelly Rickard.

Keith is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Linda (Pugh) Poehlein; Daughter, Charlene Williams; Son, Rodney Poehlein and wife, Sondra; Stepdaughter, Amy Phillips; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11am until the time of service at 1pm on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at Sunset Funeral Home.